Online Class

Big Embroidery With a Small Hoop

$19.99$39.99

Discover innovative techniques that expand your machine embroidery area and demystify alignment and multi-hoop projects!

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including embroidery designs
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Lisa Shaw
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Think (and stitch) outside the hoop with embroidery expert Lisa Shaw as your guide. Get started with a charming felt purse as you learn how to embellish a blank purse with an all-over design, regardless of hoop size. Discover tips for aligning templates, and delve into multi-hooping to adorn a plush towel with a three-part design. Dress up a denim shirt with organic designs as Lisa introduces you to her secret weapon, a trick that practically auto-aligns templates for you! You'’ll also learn to use embroidery software to add alignment lines to any file and build on new skills to make an adorable tech case, extra-large embroidery and even a freestanding continuous lace border. Never be limited by your hoop size again. Learn insider tips and tricks that will take your embroidery as far as your imagination desires!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Thinking Outside the Hoop
15:29
Meet your instructor, embroidery expert Lisa Shaw. You'll jump right into your first project as you embroider embellishments for a felt purse without having to use templates.
2. Going Bigger With Templates
15:04
3. Precise Template Layout
21:06
4. Using Alignment Lines
09:52
5. Advanced Alignment
09:05
6. Creating Continuous Lace
09:42
7. Perfecting Alignment With Software
10:07

Recommended with this class

  • Embroidery machine that accepts any of the following file types: ART, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PCS, PES, SEW, VIP, VP3 or XXX
  • Embroidery software. Lisa demonstrates with Embrilliance Essentials software and Brother PE Design. Ideally you will be able to adapt the steps/techniques used in these two programs to the software you use.
  • 4" x 4" or larger embroidery hoop

Taught by

Lisa  Shaw
Lisa Shaw
Lisa Shaw has been teaching machine embroidery for the past 15 years, with a focus on digitizing software. Her background in operations research inspires her pursuit of efficient, timesaving techniques, and she loves the creative element behind making new and unique designs. She currently works as an instructor for Embrilliance software, and enjoys the challenge of learning something new every day.

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