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Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks

with Terry White
Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks
Use your sewing machine to add charming designs that look handmade! Terry White teaches you how to duplicate a wide variety of hand-embroidered stitches.

Ditch your digitized designs and embroider in fabulous free motion with fiber artist and author Terry White. She goes over five different intermediate-level projects, each teaching you a new technique to achieve hand-stitched appeal. Learn how to embroider redwork with the Rabbit Dance pattern, where Terry shows you how to stitch French knots, smooth contours and satin stitches. You'll also mimic crewel embroidery and fill in the Little Bird pattern with free, uncharted needlework that adds personality and realistic beauty. The Russian needlepunch and lace projects will add even more wonderful looks to your embroidery work.

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Lesson 1. Redwork With Rabbit Dance

  • Meet your instructor, Terry White, and learn about hooping, stitching an outline and how to jump from design to design.


Lesson 2. Mimicking Crewel Embroidery

  • Learn the secrets for mimicking crewel embroidery on your home machine as you make a sweet little bird perched on a limb.


Lesson 3. Finishing the Little Bird

  • Finish your sweet little bird as Terry demonstrates how to add details like the eye, beak, feet and spiral-stitched branches.


Lesson 4. Russian Needlepunch

  • Learn how to make dense, luscious Russian needlepunch on your machine using two threads at once and embroider in all of the space on your fabric.


Lesson 5. Finishing Fay Flowers

  • The adventure in Russian needlepunch continues as you finish up the Fay Flowers project. Learn to troubleshoot common problems with this technique.


Lesson 6. Lace Cuff Bracelets

  • Make gorgeous heirloom-worthy lace cuffs using a piece of tulle and thread.


Lesson 7. Contemporary Lace Cuff

  • Create an all-thread contemporary lace cuff bracelet using water-soluble stabilizer.


Lesson 8. Bonus: Setting Up Your Machine

  • Terry shows you how to set up your bobbin, feed teeth, needle, sewing foot and more to maximize success creating hand-stitched embroidered looks.

“This class is so much fun! Terry White is a great instructor. Her calm and precise instruction is so clear and helpful. She is a wealth of information and shares what she knows so willingly. I am so glad I took this class, it is my first class with Craftsy and it was a real pleasure for me. And, the bonus is, I have Terry White at my finger tips anytime day or night for all my learning pleasures!”
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