You are! Sure to be a hit with all baseball fans, here’s a little baseball stitching to get you into the mood for the season. Celebrate Opening Day 2014, whether you’re a major league baseball fan or tee-ball devotee, by wearing this design. It doesn’t have to be on the back pocket of a pair of white jeans, it could adorn any pocket on a tote bag or polo shirt. Whatever your preference, show your baseball pride! Here’s how to do it on a pair of jeans. You’ll find the free downloadable baseball stitching design at the end of the article.
Open the design in software and print two templates – one as is and one in mirror image. Set them aside.
Decide if you can lose the use of the pocket – talk yourself into it because it makes adding the embroidery a whole lot easier. If you agree, separate a scrap of fusible web from its paper backing and insert it into the pocket.
Press the pocket to fuse it shut. This will transform the jeans into one layer instead of a shifting layer (the pocket) on top of a base fabric (the jeans).
If you really want to use the pocket, then separate the pocket from the jeans. Leave the bartack stitches in place (at the pocket’s top corners) and pin the pocket to hooped cut-away stabilizer.
Place the templates on the pocket. I opted to place and hoop each of the designs separately. When merged to fit on my pocket, the designs measured 120mm x 124mm. Since I wanted to use a 130mm x 180mm hoop on a multi-needle machine, the merged design left little ‘wiggle room’ for placement. And since this design was landing well, you know where – I wanted make sure each segment of it was placed properly.
Slide a target sticker under each template, aligning the crosshairs.
On the mutli-needle machine, slide the pants over the metal frame of Quick Snap and place the magnetic frame on top.
If you have it, use the machine’s camera to align the needle with the target sticker. Wow – I love that camera.
But don’t fear, you don’t need a multi-needle machine to stitch this project because I stitched the second pocket on a single needle machine with a slightly different method. For a single needle machine, hoop polymesh stabilizer in a 130mm x 180mm hoop. After turning the pants inside out, place the pocket on the hoop, with the legs extending over the attachment (away from the head of the machine). Place the templates back on the target stickers so you can see the design.
Then, pin the pants onto the stabilizer, keeping the pins out of the design area. Use binder clips to hold the bulk of the pants out of the hoop.
Attach the hoop to the machine and stitch the first design. Move the needle to the center of the second target sticker, mirror image the design and stitch. Repeat for both pockets.
Wear with pride and I’ll look for you at the ballpark!
Download your design here, you’ll find two sizes: 4” x 4” and 5” x 7”. I used the 5” x 7” designs on my jeans.
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Linda Machado9 years ago
Great idea Eileen! I’m glad you made it for single use machines as well. Thanks for the free design. I’m anxious to try it out!
lois merrell9 years ago
thank you !!
Betty robinson9 years ago
Love the badeball
Becki Bowman9 years ago
Fun! Thank you! If my GAMECOCKS keep winning will need to stitch these out for Omaha!
Ellen9 years ago
thank you love the design and tutorial
Dani Haynes9 years ago
Thank you so much, I think I will try it on my grandson’s jeans.
annette Rady9 years ago
Thanks so much…. love it… I’m a diehard PHILLIES Phan!!!
Vicky9 years ago
Love the tutorial. Would you please send me the pdf. Thanks.
Beth R9 years ago
Beth R9 years ago
Neat idea. Thanks!
Gail Beam9 years ago
Thank you Eileen for the great tutorial and cute design!
susan shaw9 years ago
Thanks Eileen!! Can’t wait for the season to start!!!
Maggy9 years ago
Great idea! and thanks for this free one!
Crissy9 years ago
Thanks for the download! Being a Baseball Mom myself, I can really use this. Is there a place where I can print just the instructions?
Berenice9 years ago
Thanks for the design and hints on pocket embroidery. A group of our friends always go to a Padres game together. Gotta figure out a clever saying to use with this design.
Lynn Windham9 years ago
thanks for download,Ihave hand sewn the stitches onto a pair of white shorts,for my granddaughter,hope I can use this also.
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