Freehand Machine Embroidery (also known as free-motion embroidery) is a simple but highly versatile way to draw with your sewing machine. It is simple, fun and can be highly addictive.
Have you ever wanted to try it? Here is your chance!
This course provides you with a basic introduction to the freehand machine embroidery technique. It will introduce you to the various tools and knowledge you will need to test the technique on your sewing machine, whatever type of machine that may be. The course includes 60 minutes of instructional videos and a BONUS 'Stitched garden' project to help you put your new embroidery skills into practice
Who should take this course:
Students who are completely new to machine embroidery
Students who are already familiar with machine embroidery but want to take it to the next level and move away from pre-programmed machine embroidery designs
Students who want to explore a completely new way to draw and create
After completing this course you should be able to:
Recognise the most efficient tools and materials to get started with Freehand Machine Embroidery
Set your sewing machine up for Freehand Machine Embroidery
Draw basic designs with Freehand Machine Embroidery
Unlock a new level of creative potential with your sewing machine
What you won’t find in the course:
This course only explores the basics of the freehand embroidery technique on woven fabric. It does not explore the use of the water-soluble material that Meredith uses to create her personal artworks. That (and much more) will be covered in the next online course; Sculptural Embroidery - Exploring freehand machine embroidery on water-soluble fabrics.