Free Motion Machine Embroidery WorkshopRegular price £25.00
We are taking a £25 deposit for this course with the final payment due one week before the course starts. The full cost of this class is £65.00 so the second payment will be for £40.
In this workshop you will learn how to use your machine to draw with thread and create your own drawings/sketches using free hand techniques. You don’t need to be able to draw. You will be shown how to set up your machine for this technique, hoop your fabric and basic stitches to practice. You will be practicing marks and patterns, doodling, basic appliqué etc. in the first part of the workshop.
In the afternoon you will be creating your own design. Please bring some photos, sketches or pictures for inspiration, Ewa will help you in the designing process.
This full day course will allow you to practise, develop the techniques and create something lovely to take home.
Why not extend your class and join us for the next stage class the following week with a discount if you book both together. The two day Free Motion Embroidery will be £125, a depsoit of £45 will be taken when booking.
What to bring:
Your own machine (and manual if you have one) If you require to use one of our machines, please advise us when booking as we have a limited number of machines available at this time.
Spare needles and some thread (black to practise your stitches and some colour ones for the project).
Small embroidery scissors (Ewa recommends Fiskars).
You may like to use darning foot, so please bring this as well. Ewa will teach freehand Machine embroidery without a foot but can show you with a darning foot also.
Lightweight poly cotton or cotton fabric, some organza to practise on.
Some scraps of fabric for embellishing your design. A selection of silk/cotton fabrics will also be available.
Beginner to free motion but you will need to know how to use a sewing machine.
Duration - 10 - 4 pm with a 30 minute lunchbreak