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Machine Embroidery on Denim

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Master design skills to create beautiful machine embroidery on your favorite denim garments.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list, stabilizer guide and design schematics, plus design files for your embroidery machine
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Katrina Walker

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

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.

Lesson Breakdown

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
3. Stabilizing Solutions
4. Handling & Hooping Denim
5. Stitching Solutions
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

Taught by

Katrina Walker
Katrina Walker
Katrina Walker is an educator and designer specializing in textiles, construction and surface design techniques. She also writes and creates designs for publications such as Threads and Stitch.

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