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My Magic Needle -The Vintage Way

Create a beautiful handbag while learning the amazing art of free motion embroidery and quilting

With: Marilyn Lee
Skill Level: Beginner

Create a beautiful handbag while learning the amazing art of free motion embroidery and quilting

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5 Lessons
Type: Scheduled
Price: $50.00 or $64.00
Start Date: 9 Mar 2018

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Features

Description

Enter the wonderful world of free motion embroidery and quilting using your vintage treadle sewing or electric sewing machine. This very comprehensive class covers every aspect of what you need to know to create amazing art the vintage way. By the end of the class, you will have created a stunning handbag that will show off your fabulous new skills.

This workshop is not for embroidery machines or embroidery modules, all embroidery is created free form.

Student Comments

Sharon:

Really enjoyed the class. I am still practicing. Marilyn makes it look easy but you need to practice.

De:

This was an excellent class with a very large number of informative videos. Marilyn was available throughout the class to answer questions and offer encouragement. This class opened new doors for me, allowing me to use my treadle sewing machine in a new, creative way. This is an excellent class.

Supplies Required for Workshop

These are the supplies that you will need to successfully free motion embroidery and quilt the vintage way and complete a handbag

• treadle or electric sewing machine

• embroidery thread

• bobbin or serger thread

• 8 or 10 inch wooden embroidery hoop

• 1 inch cotton fabric strips to wrap your hoop

• scissors

• thread stand

• cotton practice fabric

• fabric, preferably a solid color for your embroidery project

• embroidery darning foot to fit your machine(for quilting)

• batting

• black ink illustration/design for pattern

• tissue paper

• pen/markers

• plastic template sheet(optional)

• internet connection

• pliers

• pins

• four key chain rings

• lining fabric for handbag

• zipper

• hand sewing needle

Student Comments

Sharon:

Really enjoyed the class. I am still practicing. Marilyn makes it look easy but you need to practice.

De:

This was an excellent class with a very large number of informative videos. Marilyn was available throughout the class to answer questions and offer encouragement. This class opened new doors for me, allowing me to use my treadle sewing machine in a new, creative way. This is an excellent class.

Rebecca:

I enjoyed Marilyn Lee's class so much. It was my goal to embroider on my treadle sewing machine and her professional guidance helped make that happen. So grateful for all her personal help. What a great class!

Projects Made By Marilyn Lee

Here are some projects made using the techniques learned in this workshop.

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