Helen Hart Momsen

With over 35 years in the embroidery industry with particular emphasis on writing, education, and digitizing, Helen Hart Momsen is widely published in the trade press. Momsen founded and moderates the Embroidery Line (, the longest continuously running internet forum for apparel decorators. A sought-after speaker for many years for THE NBM SHOW, Momsen has authored two ground-breaking books on professional embroidery, available at

embroidering hats
Get the 411 on all the components you need to consider when embroidering caps. 
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There are a number of stitches that can be used with appliqué to achieve different looks and uses. These are a few of the most common stitches.
Learn about the history the embroidery machine and when it first started coming to fruition. 
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Digitizing must be planned ahead to allow for the cutting of the foam.