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Online Class

Machine Embroidery With Terrycloth & More


Tackle embroidery work on plush textured fabrics! Join Deborah Jones for an introduction to towels, velvet, fleece and more.

Skill Level


What You Get

  • 10 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including embroidery files
  • 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

Discover the joy of learning how to embroider on towels, holiday stockings, stuffed animals and so much more. Deborah Jones walks you through hooping, handling and stabilizing techniques for a wide range of specialty textured fabrics, including stitching and finishing techniques that will make your projects stand out from the crowd. This class takes your basic machine embroidery skills to the next level, teaching you the ins and outs of fabrics that so many of us would love to embroider but feel intimidated to try.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Embroidering Towels
Meet Deborah and learn about stabilizing methods. Get to know different machine settings and common issues with terrycloth.
2. Special Techniques for Towels
3. Machine Embroidering Velvet
4. Machine Embroidering Corduroy
5. Machine Embroidering Wool
6. Cotton Afghans & Waffle Weave Materials
7. Machine Embroidering Textured Knits
8. Stockings & Fake Fur
9. Machine Embroidering Plush Toys

Recommended with this class

  • An embroidery machine that works with any of the following file types: ART, C2S, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, SEW, VIP, XXX
  • Variety of stabilizersVariety of stabilizers
  • Hoops

Taught by

Deborah Jones
Deborah Jones
Deborah Jones has been involved in detailed machine embroidery for more than 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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