Setting the Fabric in an Embroidery Hoop
Prepare a piece of fabric and attach a stabilizer to the
wrong side of the fabric.
The fabric and stabilizer should be larger than the hoop
Draw the centerlines on the fabric with tailor's chalk.
Lay the inner hoop and template on the fabric, matching
the centerlines of the fabric with the template.
Loosen the hoop tightening screw on the outer hoop.
Place the inner hoop and fabric on the outer hoop.
Push the inner hoop and fabric into the outer hoop.
Tighten the screw on the outer hoop to stretch the fabric.
Make sure that the fabric is stretched drum-tight in the
Clamp the fabric to the hoop with the magnetic clamps.
Make sure to match the alignment marks of the outer and
inner hoops when stretching the fabric.
Remove the template.
When embroidering thick fabrics such as quilt layers,
check if the fabrics do not obstruct the hoop when it is
moved to the extreme right position.
e Inner hoop
t Hoop tightening screw
y Outer hoop
u Magnetic clamp
i Alignment marks