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A Brief Intro to Monogramming

Monogram Tips Tips

A Brief Intro to Monogramming

MONOGRAMS RULE         Monograms are back- for some of us they never left… If you are trying to set up your monogram don’t worry about following old-school rules, monograms are traditional, but they are also about self-expression. I’ve seen monograms designed around tattoos, you really can be as personal or whimsical as you want. But, to start, here are some guidelines based on old-school “rules”: Woman:  First name initial-Surname initial-Middle/Maiden name initial        MAT  Mia Theresa Anderson  Man: First name initial-Middle name initial-Surname  initial        HTS    Henry Thomas Smith Couple, same last name: Ladies First!  Wife’s first name initial-Surname initial-Husband’s...

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Caring for Embroidered Fabrics

Laundering Embroidered Items Laundering Linen Tips

Caring For Embroidered Items Here are a few tips to keep in mind when laundering your embroidered apparel, household items or accessories: First, pay attention to the manufacturer’s laundering directions and know the fabric content of your item. I use a high-quality polyester machine embroidery thread in my work. It can stand up to most home or commercial cleaning methods.  Turn garments inside out to avoid unnecessary friction on the embroidered area. A quick soak is fine for stain removal but do not rub or scrub embroidery. Be careful if the item is red- the dye could bleed, discoloring white...

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FitzStitch Embroidery in Ann Arbor, MI

New Products Store news Tips

I want to welcome you to FitzStitch Embroidery & Monogramming’s

online store, www.fitzstitch.com! We are located in Ann Arbor, MI.

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