Ready for some "outside the box" embroidery? Create artistic and fun designs using any type of machine! Terry White forgoes the automated approach and teaches you a variety of techniques in free-motion stitching. Learn how to maneuver your hoop to make smooth contours, seed stitches and painterly fills to add exciting textures to your projects. Learn basic stitches on four practice pieces and carry those skills into your main project: "The Painted Bird."
Meet Terry White and get started preparing your pattern for embroidering.
Learn how to set up your machine from the bobbin to the feed teeth and presser foot. Learn about thread delivery and basic machine settings.
Learn how to create a smooth contour stitch and work with variegated color changes. You'll also learn how to troubleshoot and begin your stitching.
Get an overview of stitches and an in-depth look at seed stitch and painterly fill stitch.
Embroider your painted bird, from the tail to neck. You'll also get an overview of the padded satin stitch.
Introduce yourself to rayon thread and stitching with two threads, then work in a scallop pattern.
Learn how to manage your imperfections, work in a french knot and use negative space in the springy flowers project.
Finish your piece by learning how to quilt it and get a gallery view of Terry's beautiful work.
This is an awesome class, Terry is clear and concise with her instruction. I can't wait to incorporate this technique into my other art pieces. Thank you so much Terry for presenting this class.