Want to be a better embroiderer? You need Ask the Expert columnist Deborah Jones' new book, Machine Embroidery on Difficult Materials: A Machine Embroiderer's Guide To Success With Difficult Fabrics (Book & CD Rom). Deborah unveils the "logic" of finding the best combination of needle, thread, stabilizer, hooping method, stitch underlay, stitch length and density for many different fabrics. You'll stitch with confidence after devouring this must-read 128 page encyclopedia.

The variables in machine embroidery are almost infinite - finding the best combination of needle, thread, stabilizer, hooping method, stitch underlay, stitch length and density - and this is just for ordinary fabrics!

Deborah Jones simplifies this process, providing a wealth of information to help you refine the variables to get great results for nineteen of the most difficult fabrics to machine embroider.

As an Editor and Designer, I sometimes have embroidery questions that I need help resolving. That's why I turn to Deborah Jones for help! I know you will find her book very helpful and informative. - Eileen Roche
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icon This 128 page, full color book also includes a CD with 14 embroidery designs in 38 fabric-specific variations.