Using Social Media to Boost Your Business

Preparing Linen For Embroidery

If you intend to embellish one of your linen creations for your home with hand or machine embroidery, you should consider shrinking the fabric before you begin embroidering it. This is because any household items that you make out of linen will eventually need washing, and once you start washing the items that you have embroidered, the linen will begin to shrink. This has the potential to damage your embroidery design. Here are some tips you can use to prepare your linen fabric for embroidering. Use Hot, Cold And Boiling Water To Shrink The Fabric The act of heating and cooling linen will shrink it. Follow these steps to shrink the fabric. Put the linen in a very large bowl and run hot water over the fabric. Allow the linen to soak in the water for at least ten minutes. When the linen has cooled off, let it soak in some cold, icy water. Put on a pot of boiling water. When the water starts to boil, take the piece of linen out of the cold water and put it in the boiling water. Use a wooden spoon to stir the linen gently. Let the linen boil for at least ten minutes. Remove the linen from the boiling water and then put it in cold, icy water once again. Allow the cold water to penetrate the linen. Heat a pot of water again and then place the linen fabric inside it once more. Let the linen soak in the hot water until it cools. Remove Excess Water From The Linen The next step is to remove excess water from...

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Every morning, many Americans go to their computers or pick up their smart phones and instantly check their social media sites. Have you thought about how you could use those people’s addictions to social media to your benefit? If you own a business and aren’t using social media to promote your business, you are missing out. My blog focuses on how to use social media to market your business. You will learn what to do, what not to do and what can be most effective in drawing in more customers and boosting your sales for this coming year. It all starts here.