Machine Embroidery Design Goat Chinese horoscope animal sign
This unique animalistic design is made in the style of the Chinese horoscope`s symbols. This calendar consists of 12 animals, each of which carries its symbolic meaning.

One of the legends of appearing this calendar is quite interesting. According to it these symbols appeared thousands years ago. Jade Emperor gave his servants an assignment to bring twelve of the finest animals from the earth. He wanted to reward them. These animals were included in the list of 12 cyclically recurring years.

In the ancient world the goat was an animal for the poor people. It was appreciated by them through its unpretentiousness and resignation. Now the symbol of a goat in the calendar is also associated with the same meanings.

Also, such a goat is considered as a symbol of family well-being, happiness and luck. A goat brings a lot of benefit and positive things to a people. Since this is a calm and quiet animal, it is a symbol of peace.

The using of goats in embroidery is very popular. You can use our unique and original Machine Embroidery Design Goat Chinese horoscope animal sign anywhere. Bags, pillows, elements of home textiles, embroidered paintings will look great.

Machine Embroidery Design Goat Chinese horoscope animal sign


Size: 153.0×198.4 mm (6.02×7.81 “), Stitches: 48857
Formats: .dst, .jef, .pec, .vip, .hus, .pes, .exp, .sew, .dat

Also, you can embroider this Machine Embroidery Design Goat Chinese horoscope animal sign on a RainCoat fabric. In the embroidered world there is an opinion that the embroidery on this material is complex and unassailable. But, it is possible to put the design on the whip cord cloth, without damaging its quality.

RainCoat fabric was invented in the 20th century in Italy, and was produced under the name of bologna (from the name of the city of Bologna), and then become popular in the USA. Raincoats, jackets were made from this fabric which had good waterproof properties. From that times and until the modern RainCoat fabric has undergone a long path of improvement.

Today the composition of the RainCoat fabric can be different, but mostly it is produced from mixed fibers. So, the plaque fabric of USA production consists of cotton and polyester.
In appearance, the RainCoat can be patterned or monophonic, quilted or smooth. We recommend the use of a monophonic, smooth version for embroidery.

It is noteworthy that it does not require special care (it is washed even in a washing machine, but at a temperature not higher than 40 degrees) and it can be ironed (at temperatures up to 110 degrees).

For embroidery application on a RainCoat fabric it is necessary:

– Always wash the fabric before embroidery; otherwise it is more likely that it will sit down.
– Select the smallest embroidery frames that fit the design. In this case it is 6.02×7.81 in.
– Use a middle cutaway stabilizer as the lining.
– This is a very slippery fabric. That is why you need sprinkle the stabilizer with the fabric glue stick. This will help to avoid slipping and rolling, and correctly apply embroidery.
– In order to simplify the embroidery process, glue a double-sided adhesive tape around the perimeter of the embroidery frame.
– In this case, the ideal needle 75/11, this is used for sturdy fabrics, such as RainCoat fabric.

Tip: To apply any of the designs to the RainCoat fabric sprinkle the embroidery threads with 100% silicone or natural wax. It fills resulting holes from the needle. So you can prevent damaging the function of water resistance in the fabric.

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Author: Ludmila Konovalova

My name is Lyudmila Konovalova, and I lead Royal Present Embroidery. Embroidery for me is more than a profession; it is a legacy of my Ukrainian and Bulgarian heritage, where every woman in my family was a virtuoso in cross-stitch and smooth stitching. This art, passed down through generations, is part of my soul and a symbol of national pride.

Date: 30.08.2014