Using Basting Boxes for Design Placement

One of the most visual ways to ensure your designs are going to stitch exactly where you want them, especially with embroidery designs that require multiple hoopings, is to take advantage of basting boxes. I'll show you how!

While stitching the new Farmhouse Sentiments designs from Designs in Machine Embroidery, stitching the woodgrain to the borders required six total hoopings. That can be a nightmare, especially since the woodgrain designs nested against one another.

I combined the first three woodgrain designs in the hoop.