by mranderson 09 Mar 2018

A couple of hand towels I have been experimenting with knock-down stitches. I must admit the designs are easier to see using this method. Thanks to Carolyn (noah) for bringing this stitch to my attention. Marg

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by pennyhal2 10 Mar 2018

Great looking towels! That looks like a car from when I was a kid! The red one looks cheerful to me. Would certainly brighten my mornings!

I guess knock down stitches are different from embossed type designs. At first, I thought they were the same. Guess I'm slow to catch on. So, the knock donw stitches is something that is already on the machine? Or do you have to have a special program to do that?

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mranderson by mranderson 11 Mar 2018

Thanks. read toogie's comment and it will be clearer about knock down stitches.

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by dragonflyer 10 Mar 2018

Very nice...

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mranderson by mranderson 11 Mar 2018

Thanks

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by sonjapotgieter 10 Mar 2018

Fantastic job done!!!

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mranderson by mranderson 11 Mar 2018

Thank you

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by gerryvb 10 Mar 2018

Knock-down stitches ? that's new for me, but the result is great !!

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mranderson by mranderson 11 Mar 2018

Thanks. Read toogie's comment and it will explain.

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by liliana1 10 Mar 2018

Very nice

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mranderson by mranderson 11 Mar 2018

Thank you

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by anitas1403 09 Mar 2018

Is the Good Morning design one of yours or purchased?

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mranderson by mranderson 09 Mar 2018

It is a design from EmbLibrary. K9517.

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by lbrow 09 Mar 2018

They look great! Lillian

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mranderson by mranderson 09 Mar 2018

Thank you Lillian.

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by toogie 09 Mar 2018

The designs certainly show better, with the nap down. However, I wonder if you experimented further and could get the knock down stitches just under the design itself, so it wouldn't show a square or rectangle?
I don't have the ability to do what you have done, so I am not one to tell you how, by any means. I am sure one of the digitizers here can give you some pointers. I do like your towels and choice of designs.

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mranderson by mranderson 09 Mar 2018

Toogie the square and rectangle are not as noticeable on the towels, they did show up quite noticeable in the photos. I do realize I could buy a programme with the knock down stitch that goes around the design but decided against that. I just bought some different shaped designs for nap-loft-pile-down from an applique site and pile-drop stitch from another site (have not tried these yet). Hugs Marg

toogie by toogie 09 Mar 2018

Oh, so the knock down stitches are like another design? I know it holds the nap down for your design.
I thought you were digitizing them yourself or that your program could set the knock down stitches to match your design. See, I told you I know NOTHING about how to do it.-lol

mranderson by mranderson 09 Mar 2018

You got it. I also know nothing about digitizing and with a brain like mine am not about to start learning. Haa haa.

toogie by toogie 10 Mar 2018

I'm in your class-lol

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by pennifold 09 Mar 2018

They look great Marg. I haven't used this stitch, where is it on the embroidery machine? Love Chris

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mranderson by mranderson 09 Mar 2018

Chris it is not a stitch on my machine. I bought the Knock down stitch, in a lot of shapes, from an applique site. Hugs Marg

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