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How to skip stitches or threads whilst embroidering

 This article is brought to you by Lizzsews.

Every machine embroiderer has to know how to be able to go back or forward stitches or threads whilst embroidering. 



Has your bobbin thread run out? If you don’t go back stitches before you start embroidering again, that spot in the design won’t be secure and will start to unravel. 


The upper thread has run out? Same story as the bobbin thread!


Had to turn off your machine and cancel your pattern selection? Now you need to go forwards stitches to get to where you are? No need to re-embroider everything that’s already been done!


There are really so many more reasons why you’ll need to know how to skip stitches whilst embroidering.


I will share an example of how to skip stitches if your bobbin thread runs out while stitching:




 1. Cut your threads, and take the hoop off of your machine. 


 2. Take out your bobbin and thread in a new one that is full


Recommended read: Should you use pre-wound bobbins for machine embroidery?



 3. On the bottom right of the LCD screen click the little button that has three little dots, a needle and a -/+




 4. Go back about 20 or so stitches and get back to stitching!



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