with Katrina Walker
Online Class

Machine Embroidery on Denim

Jeans, Jackets & More
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Overview

Take your favorite denim pieces from tired to trendy! Acclaimed designer Katrina Walker walks you through her techniques for working with the most popular fabric in the world — denim! Katrina shares her methods for choosing color palettes on your favorite denim garments and reveals tricks for working around seams to achieve professional results. You’ll even be provided with a design pack to transform your own garments into one-of-a-kind pieces of wearable art.

Details

  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h6m

Included in this Class

1. Designing for Denim Embroidery
24m

1. Designing for Denim Embroidery

Katrina begins class with an overview of denim, including general design tips and challenges for machine embroidering this universally beloved fabric. Then she helps you choose the best design density and color palettes for the included design.

2. Planning & Preparing Garments
31m

2. Planning & Preparing Garments

How do you embroider jeans, with their tubular legs? Here, Katrina shows you how to evaluate garments for design placement and open seams for a flat embroidery surface. Afterwards, see how to mark the stitching area for accurate hooping and stitching.

3. Stabilizing Solutions
21m

3. Stabilizing Solutions

In this lesson, learn how to pre-stabilize your denim, and select and use the best stabilizers for successful results every time.

1. Designing for Denim Embroidery

1. Designing for Denim Embroidery

2. Planning & Preparing Garments

2. Planning & Preparing Garments

3. Stabilizing Solutions

3. Stabilizing Solutions

4. Handling & Hooping Denim

4. Handling & Hooping Denim

5. Stitching Solutions

5. Stitching Solutions

6. Putting It All Together

6. Putting It All Together

Recommended with this class

    • Embroidery machine that accepts any of the following file types: ART, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, SEW, VIP, VP3, XXX
    • Embroidery software
    • Denim fabric or garments to embroider
    • Embroidery hoops
    • Embroidery stabilizers: cut-away, tear-away and wash-away

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