Learn to Embroider video
Learn to Embroider
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Pearl Louise is an avid designer in many needlecrafts including quilting, sewing, felting, embroidery and redwork. Her original projects have appeared in many national magazines, and she's also authored dozens of books including two redwork books by Annie's, Redwork Winter Twitterings and Garden Party Stitchery . See more of her work at www.PearlLouiseDesigns.com Full bio »

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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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