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The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt

with Eileen Roche
The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt
Transform your T-shirts from casual to chic with machine-embroidered embellishments.

Machine embroidery guru Eileen Roche teaches you how to transform your T-shirts from simple attire to chic apparel. Prepare your shirt's fabric by stabilizing and hooping, then stitch your design using the embroidery machine. Once you have the basics down, jump into a variety of fun embroidery projects with Eileen. You'll embroider a cowl and sew it onto a T-shirt for a fabulous chic look. Then, learn how to combine multiple embroidery patterns into a large, decorative design and reshape your shirt's waist for a flattering fit. Master your machine and embroider like an expert with Eileen!

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Getting Started

  • Eileen shows how to set up your machine and goes over basics of machine embroidery, including templates, target stickers, stabilizers and hooping.


Lesson 2. The Cowl Neck T-Shirt

  • Turn a regular T-shirt into a fashionable and comfortable cowl.


Lesson 3. Combining Multiple Designs

  • Learn how to combine two and even three machine embroidery patterns into the perfect design for your T-shirt.


Lesson 4. Reshaping the T-Shirt

  • Make a boxy T-shirt feminine and flattering! Eileen shows you how to reshape the neckline or hem and create an empire waist.


Lesson 5. Free-Standing Flowers

  • Decorate your T-shirt and add dimension and texture with appliqué flowers and squiggles!


Lesson 6. Embellishing the T-Shirt

  • Add finishing touches to your T-shirt including free-standing flowers, pearls and crystals. You'll see just how original your designs can become!

What a pleasant, upbeat class. I have a number of embroidery machines, including my beloved Quattro 6000D. ... This class is the most "feel good" class I have taken at Craftsy, and Eileen's creative ideas and easy approach make this class a must for any machine embroiderer or newbie. It has made me question why I buy any embellished garments. I don't have the ability to go anywhere for classes now, and I absolutely love Craftsy. KUDOS!!!
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