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!
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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.
I'm frequently asked when will I come and teach at a certain place. We find out how many are interested but then only a handful of those people actually show up. And it's not just me.
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.
The texture, type and weight of thread can dramatically impact the appearance of an embroidery design – are you making the right choices for your projects?
Join the online Craftsy class Thread Savvy: Stitch Flawlessly With Any Thread with me, expert embroiderer Lindee Goodall, and discover everything you need to know to achieve professional results with traditional and decorative threads alike!
Have you seen Embrilliance Essentials yet?
In this video, I just have a little fun creating a simple design just using the built in fonts. You'll see how easy it is to select font styles, see how they look, and resize, mirror and rotate them.
It was more work than I imagined. More time than I imagined. More frustrating than I imagined. More rewarding than I imagined but at long last, it's done!
What is "it?" It's the Learn to Digitize Course composed of 1464 pages, 3098 images, 60 videos for almost 12 hours of viewing time, plus 27 embedded videos!
The latest installment in the Learn to Digitize Training Series for Generations auto-digitizing software users is now available and shipping!
This unit continues in the tradition of the first unit: a quick start tutorial to get you off the ground immediately, plenty of illustrations, conversational tone, and even more exercises and videos!
- Are you an embroiderer?
- Do you want better embroidery results?
- Would you like to be able to just look at a design and tell if it's worth sewing
Want to learn how to become a better embroiderer? Then you need to understand a few "insider" techniques to learn what's happening under the hood.
Oh sure, you can hoop a piece of fabric, load up a design and some thread and hope to get lucky. But wouldn't you rather know you can get a professional result?