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with Deborah Jones
Online Class

Know Your Multi-Needle Embroidery Machine

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Take your multi-needle embroidery machine out of the box! Expert embroiderer Deborah Jones is here to teach you how to use it. During this class, you'll discover how to thread, assign colors, work with design data, adjust tension and speed up your work. Begin by learning how to set up your machine for success, from attaching your frame holders to using the hoop recognition feature. Move on to exploring key features such as automatic needle threading, trimming and adjusting your tension to prevent frustrating thread breaks. Then, sew your first design with Deborah's help and find out how to adjust the machine to your sewing speed. Wrap up class by discovering all of the different hooping options multi-needle machines offer and get tips for hooping multiple items quickly and efficiently.


  • advanced
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h3m

Included in this Class

1. Know Your Machine

1. Know Your Machine

Meet Deborah Jones, machine embroidery expert! She'll begin class by walking you through the parts of a multi-needle machine -- some familiar and others new. Then, set up your machine to ensure safety and stability, attach the all-important frame holder (hoop arms) and look at how the hoop recognition feature works.

2. Using Key Features

2. Using Key Features

Explore key features such as automatic needle threading, trimming and assigning colors to the needle bar. You'll even find out how the machine helps you perfectly position your projects.

3. Thread, Needles & Tensions

3. Thread, Needles & Tensions

Deborah will advise you on needle choices, and share how and when to opt for manual threading. You'll also learn to adjust your tensions and solve frustrating thread breaks.

Recommended with this class

  • Multi-needle embroidery machine (Deborah demonstrates in class with the Brother Entrepreneur Pro PR1000e)
  • Variety of embroidery hoops