Do you tie the end of embroidery thread?

How many threads do you use in embroidery?

The most commonly used embroidery floss is 6-strand cotton floss.

What backing do I use for embroidery?

Basic cutaway backing is the most commonly used. It’s a wet-laid nonwoven backing, designed specifically for machine embroidery. Though available in several weights, I use the 2-oz. for most applications.

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