with Deborah Jones
Discover the joy of embroidering towels, holiday stockings, stuffed animals and so much more. Deborah Jones walks you through hooping, handling and stabilizing techniques for a wide range of specialty textured fabrics, including stitching and finishing techniques that will make your projects stand out from the crowd. This class takes your basic machine embroidery skills to the next level, teaching you the ins and outs of fabrics that so many of us would love to embroider but feel intimidated to try.
Meet Deborah and learn about stabilizing methods. Get to know different machine settings and common issues with terrycloth.
Learn about special techniques for towels and machine embroidering negative space.
Get comfortable with embroidering velvet and the underlay-at-once technique.
Learn about corduroy and how to select fonts to fit ridged surfaces.
Learn about wool and how to stabilize your work on this natural fiber.
Enjoy using stabilizer on open-weave fabrics and alternative hooping techniques for cotton afghans and waffle weaves.
Learn about cutaway stabilizers, hooping textured knits and free-standing embroidery.
Prepare for the holidays by learning how to hoop a stocking and embroider on fake fur.
Learn how to embroider stuffed animals, specifically a green dinosaur project.
I think this is a great class. She gives great information and gives alternate ways to achieve the same results. I think this class will teach you the proper way to get perfect embroidery results on hard to embroider fabrics. She's not trying to sell you a product, which I like.