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Learn the art of hand embroidery with Pearl Louise Krush as she demonstrates 16 beautiful decorative and outline stitches step-by-step. Find out more in the Class Description below.

Pearl Louise Krush
Learn to Embroider
Learn to Embroider
Pearl Louise Krush, Instructor
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Embroidery is a traditional needlecraft used to create decorative pieces and also to embellish quilts, sewn projects and much more. Now you can learn the art of hand embroidery with Pearl Louise Krush as she demonstrates 16 beautiful decorative and outline stitches step-by-step, and explains which tools and materials to use, how to hoop your fabric, and project finishing tips.

In this class you'll learn:
  • Which embroidery tools and supplies work best for beginners
  • How to hoop fabric to keep it taut
  • How to transfer designs onto fabric to stitch
  • 6 outline stitches: Stem stitch, backstitch, blanket stitch, chain stitch, couching stitch and running stitch
  • 10 decorative stitches: Satin stitch, lazy daisy stitch, straight stitch, cross stitch, fern stitch, feather stitch, woven stitch, bullion stitch, and French and colonial knots
  • How to frame an embroidered sampler piece
  • How to stitch designs to create pot holders, napkins, linens, ornaments and more
Class projects include a spring collection with a sampler, pincushion and scissors holder; a summer collection with a sampler, pot holder and kitchen towel; an autumn collection with a sampler, shopping tote and bread cloth; and a winter collection with a sampler, ornament and pillowcase.

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FREE -- Class Overview
01:41
FREE -- Introduction
05:45
Materials & Tools
09:10
Get Ready to Stitch
14:43
Outline Stitches
13:27
Decorative Stitches
28:18
Stitch Your Design
08:03
Build & Finish the Projects
20:59
Class Wrap-Up
02:15
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Class Project Photos

Customer Reviews for Learn to Embroider:

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5 out of 5 (Reviewed by 9 customers.)

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April 11, 2019
Dawn C
Love the class and teacher, but the stitches are not easy to review .They need to be separated in the drop down.
January 13, 2019
Lisa S
Worth buying! The instructor gives a lot of information and kept me interested through out the whole video.
May 22, 2017
Yvonne R
This class is very calm, clearly taught and relaxing, and now I have a few more tips and stitches to add to my embroidery basket. Thank you for a brilliant embroidery experience.
June 10, 2016
Tamera G
I thought that the Instructor was very clear, concise and easy to follow. I used some of the techniques on handkerchiefs that I crocheted and tatted borders on and gave as gifts. Handkerchiefs are great to carry to open and close public bathroom doors!
March 9, 2016
Deborah B
Very nice class. Great instruction. Clear examples, beautiful patterns. Nice gifts for others or yourself!

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