How Tos - Embroidery

Basic How Tos

This tutorial has many great tips on how to applique and so much more. It shows different Gingher scissors and stabilizers. You will learn:

How to hide that ugly embroidery backing and that roughness on your baby's skin. How to hoop a youth size t-shirt. How to clean you embroidery And much more!

We used a Husqvarna Viking Embroidery Machine single needle embroidery machine.


Hi! I’m Kristin from Sweet Whimsy and I am excited to team up with Apex Embroidery to bring you Stabilizer 101. Stabilizers are one of the most frustrating aspects of learning to embroider and appliqué, but oh so necessary! When I first started out, I bought one kind of stabilizer (a tear away I think) and used it on every project!

Needless to say my projects weren’t all successes! Over time I realized that all the talk about which stabilizer is right for the fabric and stitch count was actually something I needed to take into account! So then began a long and confusing learning...