Free Machine Embroidery Workshop With Cat Rowe Saturday 19th October 2019 10am - 4pm
Free machine embroidery with Cat Rowe Saturday 19th October 2019 10am - 4pm
A beginners’ workshop on free motion embroidery.Using their own sewing machines students will learn the basics of free machine embroidery.</>pThe day is packed full of lots of exciting exercises and we will explore the use of the machine as a drawing tool. The day is devised so that the student becomes confident with dropping the feed-dogs and sewing in this popular way. Using simple appliqué shapes as a base for free machining, students will discover the wide range of applications of this technique including various craft projects, quilt making and wall hangings.
Requirements: Free Machine Embroidery
Essential: Sewing machine - Please ensure that your sewing machine is able to drop its feed dogs, these are the ‘teeth’ that help feed the fabric through the machine. If it doesn’t please check that it comes with a cover for the stitch plate.Please make sure your machine has a free machine embroidery foot to sew with, (these are normally spring loaded and have a circular foot, it can be open or closed, plastic or metal) check with manufacturer for the suggested foot if you don’t have one.
Your machine’s operation manual & sewing table extension if your machine has one.Basic sewing kit: Scissors, pins, spare machine needles, un-picker, fabric pencil.Pencil, pen, notebook, plain paper A small range of coloured machine threads. A small amount (can be scraps) of fusible webbing, bondaweb or similar. Selection of fabric scraps, including printed and plain fabrics. Eight to ten pieces of calico/plain coloured fabric about A4 –A3 in size (medium weight) pre cut. Please bring some extra fabric for additional samples.4 to 5 piece of fusible webbing such as bondaweb cut slightly smaller than your fabric pieces approx A4-A3.
We will make up some calico/bondaweb sandwiches with these pieces as a base to sew on.Useful, but not essential:Embroidery hoop: useful. Do bring one if you have one but please do not go out and buy one especially, I will have a selection for people to borrow. Approx 8 - 10 inches in diameter or suitable to use with the size of fabric you have brought.
Parking: Parking in our carpark is restricted to a 90 minute stay. If attending a class the New Cut extension car park offers all day parking and a few minutes walk from the shop. Details for the car park can be found by copying and pasting the following link into your search bar. https://www.cornwall.gov.uk/transport-and-streets/parking/cornwall-council-car-parks/car-park-locations-charges-and-facilities/redruth/new-cut-extension-redruth-tr15-1af.
Cancellation Policy: If a class is cancelled at least 1 week prior to the event we will offer a refund. If it is cancelled within the week of the class running, we will only offer a refund if we are able to fill your space.
|Brand||The Sewing Studio|
|Class Tutor||Cat Rowe|
|Class Subject||Machines, Techniques|
|Class Month||October 2019|