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How to embroider a non-woven reusable bag

This article is brought to you by Lizzsews. 

Learn how to embroider your own reusable bag with this how-to article. It's easier than it looks, give it a try!

What you will need: 

  • A non-woven reusable bag
  • Cutaway stabilizer
  • 75/11 machine embroidery needle
  • An embroidery design (Think spring from my Etsy shop)
  • Embroidery machine
  • Embroidery thread
  • Machine embroidery needle
  • Adhesive spray or pins to pin the stabilizer in place 

The steps:

   1. Prepare your machine for embroidery and choose the embroidery design you are going to use. 

If you're not sure which embroidery design you want to use, you might be able to find something that you like from my shop or Creative Fabrica!

   2. Place cutaway stabilizer inside the bag, pin the stabilizer in place or use adhesive spray

   3. Place the bag flat with nothing but the stabilizer placed  on the inside 

   4. Place the bottom part of the hoop on the inside of the bag underneath the stabilizer and hoop the bag

   5. Insert the bag onto the machine, make sure that parts of the bag will not get caught, and start to embroider!

   6. Unhoop the bag, remove the pins and cut the stabilizer around the design

Congrats! Now you have an awesome embroidered reusable bag!

Recommended read: 10 machine embroidery projects to do during quarantine

Recommended read: Machine embroidery troubleshooting guide

Leave a comment below and let me know if you embroidered a reusable bag! And don't forget to subscribe to stay up to date with all of Lizzsews new articles. See you next time! 🌝


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