Embroidery: An Art of Decorating Fabric
Riya Yadav, INN/Gwalior, @infodeaofficial
The Embroidery is an art of decorating material in which we decorate fabrics, trims, shoes, and sometimes fine wire by using a needle, yarns, rings, or hoops. The basic technique includes quilting, cross-stitch embroidery, crewelwork, featherwork.
In an old-time like in Egyptian tomb painting show that clothes, couch covers, hanging, tents were so decorated this indicates that embroidery has been used by people since ancient times.
Embroidery has a humble root which is good news for beginners.
It is an easily accessible craft to start and you might know some of the techniques of embroidery as many of us learn to sew from parents or grandparents as these traditional crafts passed on from generation to generation.
Embroidery can be done by hand or machine, nowadays people using a machine to create an embellished effect on the fabric, and the question of
Why machine embroidery does not hand because comparing to hand machines takes less time to complete work. But for clear, precise work designers go with hand embroidery.
- Embroidery hoop – these hoops come in various sizes from inches to the diameter to over afoot.
- Needle – needles often come in a pack from various sizes and every needle has its own role according to the fabric you use.
- Thread or yarns – the most important element in embroidery without this process is incomplete. According to users, a different type of colors of threads is available in the market.
- Scissors – Embroidery scissors are may look small in size but they are sharp enough to trim thread.
- Fabric -The object on which you will wok. There are varieties of fabric in this world according to the use of designer or beginner they will select.
If you are a beginner make sure to use cotton fabric because it is a less stretchable fabric to use. (less loose weave in it ) Embroidery stitches have an incredible range of skills.
Some of you know the basic stitches even though you haven’t seen them before and some are so advanced that you required many instructions but luckily, to learn embroidery there is no shortage of place to learn this beautiful art.