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The Ultimate list of Embroidery Essentials for Beginners

This is a list of all the tools and supplies I recommend for those starting out with Embroidery as a hobby or business. 

I've assessed the items based on category and whether or not they are essential or just helpful. Click on the video column to watch the explanation and usage instructions of each tool and material.

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11th August 2022 in hobbies & interests
Necessity (Essential, Helpful, Not necessary)
Video link
  • Embroidery thread
  • Embroidery thread
  • Wooden case
  • Bobbins with case
  • Canvas
  • Embroidery linen
  • Cotton Canvas
  • Tulle
  • Wooden hoop
  • Rubber Hoop
  • Hoop Stand
  • Cutting shears scissors
  • Fabric scissors
  • Medium scissors
  • Tiny scissors
  • Trimmer
  • Needles
  • Frixon pen
  • Accordion wall hanger
  • Pegboard
  • Watercolor or acrylic paint
  • Fabric dyes
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