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The Machine Embroidered T-Shirt

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Transform your T-shirts from casual to chic with machine-embroidered embellishments.

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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 Eileen Roche
  • 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

Start with the basics of preparing your fabric and using your embroidery machine, as Eileen gives you easy step-by-step instructions on stabilizing and hooping knits, downloading the patterns, placing your design, and finally stitching it.gOnce you have the basics down, jump into a variety of fun embroidery projects with Eileen. You'll embroider a cowl and sew it onto a T-shirt for a fabulous chic look. Then, learn how to combine multiple embroidery patterns into a large, decorative design; and reshape your shirt's waist for a flattering fit. Lastly, embroider appliqué flowers and use them to decorate around the neckline of your favorite T-shirt.

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Lesson Breakdown

1. Getting Started
Eileen shows how to set up your machine and goes over basics of machine embroidery, including templates, target stickers, stabilizers and hooping.
2. The Cowl Neck T-Shirt
3. Combining Multiple Designs
4. Reshaping the T-Shirt
5. Free-Standing Flowers
6. Embellishing the T-Shirt

Recommended with this class

  • Embroidery machine that works with any of the following file types: ART, C2S, DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PCS, PES, SEW, VIP, VP3, or XXX
  • Variety of stablizers

Taught by

Eileen Roche
Eileen Roche
Eileen Roche is the editor of Designs in Machine Embroidery, the author of four books and an experienced video instructor with seven DVDs in her Embroider It Yourself series. Her books include Contemporary Machine-Embroidered Quilts (Krause, 2004), Contemporary Machine-Embroidered Fashions (2006), Contemporary Machine-Embroidered Accessories (2007), and Machine Embroidered Quilting and Applique. (2011).

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