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One-day workshop

Free-motion embroidery

Learn how to draw with your sewing machine. This is the most addictive craft!

6 Mar 2020

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Organised by:
Jen Skedd www.artisanstitch.co.uk
Tickets:
Adult £60 Book now
Location:
Studio 6.03A St Margaret's House
Studio 6.03A St Margaret's House
151 London Road
Studio 6.03A St Margaret's House
Edinburgh
EH7 6AE
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Free-Motion embroidery is a useful skill for crafters, textile artists, quilters and for patchwork. Use it to draw your own designs and create textural effects using a sewing machine. 

This workshop will teach you how to use a sewing machine as a creative tool. Whether you want to quilt, create mixed media art, make cards, or do applique or embroidery on your clothes, this course will show you a variety of ways to do it. The afternoon project is a stitched picture.

Who is this aimed at?

Quilters, Would-be textile artists, dressmakers or crafters looking for something a bit different!

What will I learn?

This workshop aims to teach you the basic techniques of free-motion embroidery:

  • setting up the machine for free-motion embroidery
  • guiding the needle to draw with thread
  • common free-motion embroidery patterns including useful quilting designs.
  • how to obtain a variety of patterns and texture effects using advanced techniques.
  • use of fabric stabilisers

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