Hooped Embroidery Machine Classes

Come and join me in a selection of project days where you can develop your skills in a small group of four, have lots of fun and expand your knowledge of your machine's capabilities.

Available Classes

Design Center Training Day for Brother XE1/XJ1

Friday 3rd Apr 2020

Special promotion supported by DC Nutt Sewing Machines!

If you are not sure how to use the Design Center in your Brother XE1/XJ1, book on this one day class and discover the capabilities of these amazing machines. 

There are so many fantastic features in the Design Center:-

  • importing images using My Design Snap to make your own embroidery designs
  • importing an image of a fabric design and using the drawing tools to enhance the design 
  • using the shapes within the Design Center to make your own quilt blocks
  • multiple drawing tools and sewing attributes (which can be changed to achieve different affects)

Embroidery machines are provided with two people sharing a machine. Please note just four people per class - so lots of help available.

Cost includes fabrics, wadding and stabilisers.

What you need to bring: Threads, material scissors and rotary cutter, pins and a packed lunch


£50.00 per person.
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Embroidered Clutch Bag Class

Thursday 30th Apr 2020 - Friday 1st May 2020

Join me on this two day class and learn to make this stunning evening clutch bag which you will be able to take away with you at the end of the course. This class will give you the skills to create beautiful bespoke bags which can be designed for a special occasion or just a fabulous bag for evenings out.

What you will learn:

  • Stabilisers, interfacings and interlinings to use and why they are required
  • Embroidery positioning
  • Bagging out a lining
  • How to attach a metal bag frame and the best adhesive to use
  • How to make your own bag patterns

What is supplied:

  • Main fabric for bag, lining for bag and the required stabilizers, interlining, interfacings and glue
  • Metal Bag Frame
  • Embroidery machine with accessories

What you need to bring:

  • Embroidery threads
  • Bobbin Fill
  • Embroidery needles
  • Material Scissors
  • Awl and fabric clips
  • Rotary cutter and ruler
  • Simple sewing kit which should include tape measure and pins

£135.00 per person.
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Stabiliser Know How

Thursday 4th Jun 2020

You will spend the day learning about the various stabilisers available for machine embroidery.

Advice will be given on when and why to use tearaway, cutaway, water soluble and various speciality products e.g sticky back stabilisers.

Advice will also be given on how to match up stitch density, fabrics and stabilisers.

You will come away with a sample packet of Madeira and various samples that you have done during the day.

Use of an embroidery machine will be supplied for this course

All material costs are included in the price


£69.00 per person.
4 remaining spaces.

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