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Free motion embroidery

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Learn How To Do Free Motion Embroidery (in 7 simple steps)

Free motion embroidery is one of those sewing techniques that, once you give it a go, will become a source of great inspiration (and just maybe a little bit addictive). Master the basics and …

Place the needle over the thread on the toothbrush and then pull up.

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Simple flowers shapes stitched freehand on my sewing machine.

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Bag Making and Free Motion Embroidery Workshop on Tuesday 26th February

On this course you will spend the day in my garden studio in the Staffordshire countryside creating a unique cosmetic bag, decorated using appliqué and free motion embroidery.This workshop is an intermediate workshop and is suitable for those who have already done some sewing, and who also have free-motion embroidery experience - for example you may have attended my Flowers and Grasses or Garden

How To Make A Free Motion Embroidery Picture

Free motion embroidery, free motion sewing, or raw edge applique allows you to turn one your favourite pictures or sketches in a piece of fabric art. This technique provides you with full control over the picture - by dropping the feed dogs on your machine you guide your picture through your sewing machine to create the look you want. For your background fabric, choose something firmly woven such as calico, cotton or even linen.

Drawing on water soluble fabric, early mistakes and their solutions

When I first stared doing this kind of embroidery I was a pretty clueless 21-year-old who barely knew her way around a sewing machine. I was at art school, doing my honours year and I had chosen to focus my whole year of study on the exploration of freehand machine embroidery on water-soluble fabri

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Free motion embroidery
Here's a quick video demonstration of how I set my sewing machine up for free motion sewing. (free motion stitching, free motion applique, free motion embroidery)
Free motion embroidery using zig-zag mode. You can do this using your normal sewing machine
This is a notebook fabric cover with a Fox and flowers applique using free motion embroidery on a blue turquoise cotton fabric.