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with Kat McTee
Online Class

Hand Embroidery on Denim

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Class Overview

Denim is a wardrobe staple. And it's also the perfect canvas for embroidering and embellishing! Textile artist Kat McTee shows you how to turn those everyday denim pieces into contemporary, one-of-a-kind creations with hand embroidery. From a classic denim shirt to stylish jean jackets, these easy and customizable projects will amp up the denim in your closet.


  • beginner
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h35m

Included in this Class

1. Fabrics, Designs & Color

1. Fabrics, Designs & Color

Everybody wears denim! Learn about different types and washes of denim and why it's such a great surface for hand embroidery, then review the included designs and motifs and how you can change the look of them with different color palettes.

2. Denim Shirts

2. Denim Shirts

Discover which areas of classic denim shirts are ideal for stitching. Now you're ready to start planning your design! Kat shows you an easy method for transferring designs using wash-away stabilizer.

3. Stitching the Botanical Motifs

3. Stitching the Botanical Motifs

Learn easy stitches that make up the botanical motif patterns included in the class materials. Then see how you can mix and scale them up for endless variations.

Recommended with this class

  • Jeans, denim shirt, jean jacket, or other denim garments to embroider
  • Embroidery, crewel, or chenille needles in assorted sizes
  • Wash-away marker and stabilizer