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In the Hoop Gifts

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Use innovative machine embroidery designs to stitch and construct great gifts, entirely in the hoop!

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including embroidery designs
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Sue O'Very
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Discover stabilizing, trimming and hooping tricks you won’t find anywhere else! Join professional pattern designer Sue O’'Very to create five fantastic projects completely in the hoop. Get started with a fast and fun key cover, then work with vinyl to complete a customizable luggage tag. Indulge your inner designer as you mix and match fabrics to create a chic pouch, then insert a zipper and let your machine stitch it in place -- no hand sewing necessary! Stitch up an adorable stuffed fox using appliqué techniques, and work with rehooping to create a charming, heat-resistant owl potholder. Expand the creative potential of your embroidery machine, and complete intricate projects with impressive results!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet instructor Sue O'Very and get started making projects entirely in the hoop by embroidering a simple key cover.
2. Luggage Tag
3. Zipper Pouch: Part 1
4. Zipper Pouch: Part 2
5. Fox Stuffy
6. Owl Pot Holder: Part 1
7. Owl Pot Holder: Part 2

Recommended with this class

  • Embroidery machine that accepts any of the following file types: ART, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, SEW, VIP, VP3, XXX
  • Hoops with 4" x 4" (100 x 100 mm), 5" x 7" (130 x 180 mm) and 8" x 12" (200 x 300 mm) sewing areas

Taught by

Sue O'Very
Sue O'Very
Sue O’Very began her career as a costume designer, then transitioned into the sewing industry to serve as a national sewing educator. In 2010, she started her business, Sealed With a Stitch. There, she designs sewing and embroidery patterns and writes for Designs in Machine Embroidery and Creative Machine Embroidery magazines. Sue strives to push the creative envelope, and loves helping her students find success with new techniques. Find out more about Sue on her website,

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