Craftsy Instructor

Brooklyn, NY

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Jessica Marquez has been sewing since she was a little girl, a skill she learned from her mom and grandma. She is the author of Stitched Gifts: 25 Simple and Sweet Embroidery Projects for Every Occasion, and her embroideries have been featured in InStyle and Country Living magazines and on and She teaches hand embroidery classes around New York City, including at Purl Soho and Brooklyn Craft ... Read Full Bio »

Jessica's Craftsy Classes


Design It, Stitch It: Hand Embroidery

Explore hand embroidery for a fun, relaxing way to bring your inspirations to life! Join author Jessica Marquez, and learn essential techniques that ensure your stitches are consistent every time you pick up a project. Refresh your basic skills with smooth satin stitches that won’t pucker and French Knots that always stay put, and use whipped and threaded stitches for an impressive look with easy execution. Master tricky knotted, looped and fill stitches like the fishbone, cretan and bouillon for polished designs, and learn three easy methods to transfer any design to fabric–including two that don’t even require an iron! Jessica will also show you how to embellish a T-shirt with dazzling stitched detail as you learn stabilizing strategies for stretchy knits, and create your own patterns from cherished photos and drawings. 

$24.99 $34.99

Jessica's Projects

Mini-Quilt Sampler with Hand Embroidery
Knit Tee with Hand-Embroidered Flowers
Hand-Embroidered Tote Bag
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