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Katherine Kennedy
Swedish Weaving & Huck Embroidery Made Easy
Swedish Weaving & Huck Embroidery Made Easy
Katherine Kennedy, Instructor

With just basic stitches, you can work almost any Swedish weave or huck embroidery design. Learn how in this exclusive video!


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Once upon a time, women graced their homes with beautiful linens embellished with hand stitchery of all kinds. Tablecloths, napkins, runners, pillowcases, handkerchiefs and more were a point of pride among women with social standing. In the 1930s and '40s, Swedish weaving and huck embroidery were among the most popular needlecraft techniques. Five simple and easy-to-learn stitches make up this craft, and now you can learn them in just a little over one hour!

Join Swedish weaving and huck embroidery expert Katherine Kennedy and discover for yourself the ease and elegance of this craft. Katherine explains in detail which fabrics, threads and needles are suitable for Swedish weaving and huck embroidery. Then, she demonstrates each basic stitch step by step as you follow along.

In this class you'll learn how to:
  • Choose fabrics, threads and needles for stitching projects.
  • Work the basic stitches including the straight stitch, slant stitch, loop stitch, double-loop stitch and twisted loop stitch.
  • Read a Swedish weave and huck embroidery chart.
  • Work loop stitches into letters or shapes to add personalization.
  • Finish projects with a pretty, multicolored fringed edge.
  • Stitch a holiday ornament from start to finish during the video.
Class includes complete instructions to make eight exclusive projects from five Swedish weave and huck embroidery designs: Crossroads Runner and Afghan, Tulip Wheel Place Mat & Napkin Ring, Skylark Tote, Arrowhead Towel, and the Holiday Charm Ornament & Card.

Annie's online classes include downloadable and printable class project instructions in PDF format in addition to the online video content. You can view online classes at your convenience, 24/7, 365 days a year from any mobile device, both tablet and non-tablet (phones, iPod Touch, etc.) but classes are best viewed on tablets or computers. All Annie's online classes and DVDs have closed captioning. All Annieís online classes and DVDs have closed captioning.
FREE -- Class Overview
FREE -- Introduction
Terms to Know
Materials & Tools
Stitching Basics
Letís Stitch: Holiday Charm ...
Class Projects Overview
Finishing Techniques
Stitch Review & Class Wrap-Up
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Class Project Photos

Customer Reviews for Swedish Weaving & Huck Embroidery Made Easy:

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3.5 out of 5 (Reviewed by 18 customers.)

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May 8, 2018
Lynn S
I love the demonstration of individual stitches and how to put them together to complete the patterns. I also love the class patterns!
February 4, 2018
Susan L
I fell in Love with this class enjoyed the teacher was great and easy to follow and explain in detail
January 31, 2018
Laura B
I found the patterns confusing and hard to follow.
July 18, 2017
Ashley C
I bought this class on a whim during a short sale and am enjoying watching her go through the steps. She is easier to understand than a book I was trying to follow. I had never heard of this type of needlework before and am excited to try it.
April 18, 2017
Diane D
Superb very helpful. Rarely I will rarely comment or rate courses but I find the overall rating of this course very low.
I enjoyed this course and bought many patterns made by the instructor. All very well done and very well explained.
My first language is french and I am able to follow all the instructions and did not have any notion of this type of needlecraft. Consequently I think that my rating is more than fair.

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