Online Class

Startup Library: Hand Embroidery

$59.99$69.99

Everything you need to start embroidering with confidence.

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 13 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable shopping list, guides to color and stitches, an embroidery sampler pattern
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Kat McTee

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

Love working with your hands? Give embroidery a try! In this comprehensive beginner’s class, expert Kat McTee walks you through the basics from choosing fabrics and floss to hooping up and crafting 19 beautiful stitches. Learn to create a gorgeous sampler as you master a range of key techniques, including how to work with letters, numbers and finished garments, finish flat embroidery and more.

Lesson Breakdown

1. What You Need: Fabrics, Floss, Needles & Hoops
18:26
Discover why hand embroidery is a terrific budget-friendly craft for all ages as Kat helps you assemble the best beginner-friendly supplies, including fabric, floss, needles and hoops.
2. Method: Transferring Designs
08:55
3. Method: Hoop Up & Get Started Stitching
17:06
4. Learn & Practice: Straight & Outline Stitches
26:34
5. Learn & Practice: Spot Stitches & French Knots
28:17
6. Learn & Practice: Looped Stitches
14:21
7. Learn & Practice: Fill Stitches
14:09
8. Method: Working With Designs
14:12
9. Method: Letters & Numbers
06:26
10. Method: Finishing Options
24:42
11. Method: Floss Management
03:54
12. Apply It: Embroidering Denim
14:55
13. Apply It: Embroidering Knits & More Embroidery Styles to Try
08:47

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Taught by

Kat McTee
Kat McTee
Lifelong artist and maker Kat McTee resides in Austin, Texas. She teaches embroidery, surface design, silkscreening and color theory to students at the Austin Museum of Art School, Dougherty Art Center, Studio 1408 and The Stitch Lab. Her textile work has been exhibited at the Houston International Quilt Show, Minnesota State Quilt Forum, Rockport Center for the Arts, and Textures Gallery in San Antonio. Kat is a graduate of the Surface Design program at the Southwest School of Art & Craft.

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