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Machine Embroidery, Hand-Stitched Looks taught by Terry White

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.

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What materials did you use? Cotton fabric, rayon threads, water soluble stabilizer on top and tear away on the bottom

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What are you most proud of? This is my first project Without guidance

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Color picture first, it will help not only with color selection, but also with the direction of the stitches

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Dear Chinaalia3, thank you for your comment. It is a free motion project. Now I know that anyone "can free motion" - I remember a lady who been my inspiration since the childhood did fantastic embroidered pictures on old feet-operated singer without any foot at all - just plain needle. I tried it too, however it is required a lot of practice and a good coordination. My next quest will be to buy a spring needle from Shmetz and try it instead of darning foot - I still don't like how foot sometimes blocks the view of the working area. Good luck with your projects!

08/22/2014 Flag

I just wonder if you realize how much those of us who WISH they had an embroidery machine feel vindicated by this wonderful class!!! Thank you for unlocking my "embroidery" chain!!

12/20/2014 Flag

You are so welcome! You are exactly the person I wanted to reach in this class!

03/27/2015 Flag

Oh my gosh! You are a very good threadpainter! This is stunning!

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04/18/2015 Flag

This is so beautiful, I am inspired!

05/05/2015 Flag