Online Class

Dimensional Machine Embroidery

$19.99$39.99

Create inspired machine embroidery with surprising special effects! Experiment with foam, trapunto, fringe, faux fur, crystals and more.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 8 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including embroidery designs
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Deborah Jones
  • 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

Add dimension and texture to your embroidery with step-by-step guidance from expert Deborah Jones! Learn to use embroidery foam to create puffy designs with clean, polished edges, then explore trapunto – a fun, raised technique you can make with batting or cording. And, unleash your inner artist as you color your stitches with fabric paint! Next, add fantastic texture to your embroidery with fringe, and see how thread selection lets you vary the look from straight to curly. Learn tips for faux-fur and vinyl embroidery, and make your projects sparkle with Deborah’s hassle-free substitution for metallic thread. Finally, discover how to add crystals and stones to your designs, both individually and with a crystal transfer you can create yourself. Tips for editing your own design files so you can use these techniques are included – as well as 10+ free designs!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction to Embroidery Foam
19:21
Meet your instructor, embroidery expert and author Deborah Jones. Get started with an overview of embroidery foam as you learn how to use this fun, versatile medium to create puffy designs with crisp edges. Deborah shows you her tricks for achieving a clean finish, and shares simple ways to edit your designs. .
2. Trapunto Techniques
26:52
3. Fringe
17:10
4. Covered Fur
13:39
5. Vinyl Appliqué
18:28
6. Mylar Underglow
10:02
7. Stones & Crystals
13:47

Recommended with this class

  • Embroidery machine that reads any of the following file types: ART, C2S, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, SEW, VIP, VP3, XXX (embroidery designs are included with the class)
  • Variety of stabilizers
  • Project-specific materials for puffy foam, cording, fur, vinyl, Mylar and crystals are outlined in the downloadable class materials

Taught by

Deborah Jones
Deborah Jones
Deborah Jones has been involved in detailed machine embroidery for over 40 years and loves sharing her techniques for creating professional-quality embroidery. An expert in home and machine embroidery, she has authored Machine Embroidery on Difficult Materials and Dimensional Machine Embroidery. Additionally, she often speaks on commercial and home machine techniques.

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