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Free Motion Machine Embroidery Lampshade

Stitched heart on paperIn the morning you will discover everything you need to know about free machine embroidery to get started. Say goodbye to sewing rules and try your hand at rule-free doodling and sketching – in thread! You will then work on your final design and in the afternoon make up your final piece into a 30cm drum lampshade that can be used as either a pendant lampshade or added to a base for a conversation piece lamp

The topics we aim to cover in this lesson are:

Setting up your machine for FME
Tools required for FME
Thread sketching
FME & Applique
Stabilizing / hooping
Fabric choice and preparing your fabric
Thread choice
Needle choice
Transferring designs
Where to find inspiration
Applications for FME
Great practice ideas
Resolving issues
Learning good FME habits

Making a lampshade from a laminate kit

All materials will be provided by us for this class including a 30cm drum lampshade kit, please bring along any pictures for inspiration if you wish.

We have sewing machines you can use but you are welcome to bring your own if you prefer

Date/Time ClassCostSpaces
17/02/2019
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Improvers Free Motion Embroidery Lampshade
Stable 2, The Vine, Stockbridge Hampshire
£80.00 5
12/05/2019
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Improvers Free Motion Embroidery Lampshade
Stable 2, The Vine, Stockbridge Hampshire
£80.00 5

 

Free Motion Machine Embroidery

Embroidery stitched card of posh welliesIn the 4 hour class you will learn how to hoop up your fabric and set your machine up ready to create wonderfully wobbly lines. You’ll then get to grips with using your machine without feed dogs, ‘drawing’ with your machine and adding splashes of colour with fabrics.

By the end of the class you’ll have a selection of sample pieces and have created your very own framed card to take away.
Not artistic? No sewing experience? No problem! This fun, versatile technique has no rules and knows no boundaries, you are free to create with it as you fancy. Learn to use your sewing machine to create works of art.
Class level – All levels

The Topics we aim to cover are:

Setting up your machine for FME
Tools required
Hooping
Fabric choice and preparing your fabric
Thread choice
Needle choice
Transferring designs
Where to find inspiration
Applications for FME
Great practice ideas
Creating backgrounds
Resolving issues
Learning good FME habits

What will I need to Bring

All fabrics and tools are provided for this class

Tutor

Meg Harris

Date/Time ClassCostSpaces
27/01/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free Motion Machine Embroidery
Stable 2, The Vine, Stockbridge Hampshire
£50.00 3
28/04/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Free Motion Machine Embroidery
Stable 2, The Vine, Stockbridge Hampshire
£50.00 5
 

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