How do you embroider? (Updated with findings)Update:More Like This
I've done several experiments since asking this question, and have come to settle on the following settings to produce the best embroidery:
Stabilizer: Heavyweight cut-away for the very best result (I used Pellon), or 2 layers of medium-weight tear-away (I've tried this for both Pellon and Sulky). Use a water-soluble stabilizer on top of Minky to keep the nap down so the pile will not show through.
Needle: Standard sharp needle, even on Minky. Some recommended ballpoint needles, but the result turned out a bit more sketchy than I'd like.
Embroidery File: 7stitches/mm density, 5 units of fixed pull compensation for pattern fills, and 12 units of variable pull compensation for satin (zig-zag) stitches.
Hooping: Hoop backing stabilizer, and adhere fabric on top. I tried hooping Minky, but the middle kept shifting due to the stretchy nature of the fabric.
Thanks to all (2 of you ) who replied to this entry with suggestions, and to all
Sulky embroidery floss colour matching tool!For all the standing I do in front of the embroidery thread shelf at Joann matching colours to a reference sheet, I've always had this nagging feeling that I could have picked better colours for the pony cutie marks and eyes. I've found brand conversion tools online, but no reliable RGB-to-thread conversion. I recently came across a spreadsheet offered on Sulky's official site that gave RGB value equivalents to their entire offering, and I got this idea to build a tool to help me narrow down candidates for a target colour.More Like This
Thought I'd share it with anyone who might find this useful
Count the Ways - Yandere!SnKBoys x Cursed!ReaderMore Like This
--- Count the Ways - Yandere!Boys x Cursed!Reader ---
[warnings for language, violence/gore, CREEPINESS and trigger warnings for unhealthily obsessive/controlling relationships. The yandere ship should also be a clear warning here]
My entry for the Halloween Contest. Let's begin. 8D
[Songstamp: "Rossini William Tell Overture Part 2 and 3" - from the "Catherine" OST]
It had all started with a rumor.
Legend spoke of a maiden from long ago who was famed for her never-ending love and devotion for a young soldier in the Recon Corps. When the soldier was assigned to an expedition where doom was the only possible outcome, he was desperate to abort his role in the mission in order to remain with his beloved, but to no avail. In the end, however, the two swore unending loyalty to no one else but each other, resulting in his desertion.
As punishment, both the maiden and the soldier were buried alive together inside