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    Embroidery on Sheer Fabrics

    Embroidery Designs

    • Density
    • Check your embroidery machine
    • Take pieces of one design

    Thread

    • Rayon ‚Äď excellent colors, high sheen
    • Polyester
    • Cotton 30 to 50 wt.
    • Silk 30 to 50 wt.
    • Metallic
    • 100 weight is very fine, not as strong
    • 30 to 50 wt.

    Embroidery Machine Needles ‚Äď match size of needle for fabric, just like sewing

    • Embroidery needle
    • Topstitching
    • Metallic

    Faux Suede & Fleece

    Fabrics Used In Class:

    This fabric is located on my comment sold site.  Use coupon code: EXPO2023 for 20% off (expires 3/31/2022).  Check out other colors of Faux Suede and Yukon Fleece.

    When quilting tthe faux suede to the fleece fabric these are the setting I prefer:

    Stitch Length ~ 3.0, 3.5, 4.0

    Sewing Machine Needle ~ #14 denim jean needle

    We used the Mu-vit foot in class, but you can also use the plastic or teflon foot.

    Quilting and Reverse Applique on Ponte Knits

    Quilting two layers of the ponte knit:

    • Stitch Length ~ 3.0
    • Sewing Machine Needle ~ Ballpoint or Stretch Needle

    Free Motion Embroidery on the ponte knit:

    • Stitch Length ~ 2.5
    • Lower feed-dogs
    • Use the embroidery foot

     

    Ponte Knit Fabric

    The fabric used in class was a less expensive Ponte Te Am РScuba Knit (11oz) which is 100% Polyester.  This fabric is great to make outfits and muslins to test fit for knit jackets, pants, dresses, etc.

    The black and pink jacket I showed in class was made from a rayon / nylon blend Ponti Di Roma Knit fabric. This fabric is great for pants, jackets, and dresses.

     

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    Serger 101:  Learn how to use your serger!

    Get your Serger out of the box! 

    Join Angela Wolf  for a 90 minute virtual class and learn how to set up and use your serger.  Learn the parts on the serger, tips for rethreading,  differential feed,  reasons to adjust the stitch length and width, and so much more!

    Learn how to set up and when to use:

    • 4-thread overlock
    • 3-thread overlock
    • 3-thread wide vs. narrow overlock
    • Gathered stitch

    Learn tips for starting and ending stitches, how to serger corners, inside corners, and curves.  Adjusting the differential feed to prevent stretching the fabric.  You will also learn serger basics including choosing and changing needles, using stretch threads,  disengaging the knife, and  more.

    Note: This class can be used with any serger, but you will need your serger manual on hand as each serger is a little different.

    Serger 102: CREATIVE SERGING

    Now that you know the basics of using your serger, let’s check out some of the decorative stitches.

    Join Angela Wolf  for a 90 minute virtual class and learn how to set up and serge decorative stitches, including how to do a blind hem with the serger!  Yes, you can hem your pants with a blind hem all in one easy step using your serger.  

    Learn how to set up and serge:

    • Pintucks
    • Rolled Hem
    • Flatlock Stitching
    • Blind Hem Stitch

    Note: This class can be used with any serger, but you will need the blind hem foot and your serger manual on hand as each serger is a little different.

    This is a virtual class , live with Angela Wolf taking time for Q&A.  You do not have to be present to enjoy the class The class will remain open for replay.

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