Have you ever wondered if it's easy to create free-standing lace on your embroidery machine? Have you tried stitching lace and been disappointed in the results?
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Machine embroidery isn't as simple as pressing the start button on your machine — I don't have to tell you that! But with the right foundation of techniques, you can get the result you want, every time. Join me, returning Craftsy instructor Lindee Goodall, in my online Craftsy class, 20 Things Every Machine Embroiderer Should Know. I'll set you up for success with new skills, tips and tricks that will help you approach every step of your embroidery with confidence!
May is the eleventh month in our Birth Month Flowers of the Year series and therefore the next to last block in this block of the month quilt.
Can you believe we've arrived at month 9 in our year long Platinum Inspiration & Embroidery series? We've covered a ton of topics and if you've printed out all the lessons, projects, and worksheets, your binder is over an 1 1/2" thick!
This month's lesson takes a look at the physics of embroidery and why fill stitch designs are often the most problematic to stitch. Armed with this knowledge you'll make smarter decisions about your design and fabric combinations.
This month's project we're going quick and easy with lovely little double drawstring bags with French seams sewn in sheer fabrics. I used chiffon for the yellow bag with the marigold and batiste for the all white bag with the cosmos. Wouldn't these make beautiful hostess gifts for a bride's breakfast?
Since Echidna P.I.E. is a new concept and we want to meet your needs and expectations, we've listened to you and made some enhancements to the program. The following email was sent to Echidna Platinum members from Gary Walker at Echidna. I'm reposting it here to answer questions.
For the past year I taught a monthly embroidery club at a local quilt shop. Turn out was light where in years past, our Extra Punch program with Cactus Punch could draw crowds of 60+ participants. After speaking with other shops and teachers, I found out their experiences were similar.
What's different? People want to learn on their own schedule and they don't want to travel. They want quality education at discount prices. They want to make only the projects that appeal to them and they don't want to have to lug in a big heavy machine to a crowded classroom.