Discover the art of embroidery! This ancient handcraft has been fascinating humanity for time untold. Follow along as the instructor, Jessica Giardino, demonstrates all the tools required, shows off her tricks for transferring patterns to fabric in a variety of ways, and then hand stitches 14 different embroidery stitches.
In this class, you’ll find everything you need to know, whether you are looking to get started in hand embroidery or just brush up on your skills. Check out the coolest new patterns from modern day stitches. Watch as all the stitches you need to know to get started are shown in high detail.
The stitches demonstrated in this class include:
- Running stitch
- Back stitch
- Blanket stitch
- Varied length stitch
- Chain stitch
- Daisy stitch
- Cross stitch
- Herringbone stitch
- Feather stitch
- Fishbone stitch
- French knots
- Seed stitch
- Satin stitch
- Brick stitch
Included with this class are full instructions to hand stitch an embroidery sampler and suggestions for how to turn it into a variety of projects. Students can choose to use the freezer paper method for printing the embroidery pattern directly onto their fabric or any of the other methods demonstrated in the class for transferring the pattern.
You will even receive a Class Resource Guide which includes a cutting guide and two different versions of the sampler to allow students to choose their preferred method of fabric transfer, step-by-step, written project instructions for turning the sampler into a delightful throw pillow and a Shopping Guide. Walk away from the class inspired to stitch up something one-of-a-kind in no time at all.
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