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The Machine Embroidered Quilt

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Quilt elegant embellishments on your embroidery machine with these simple techniques and tips from Eileen Roche!

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What You Get

  • 9 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • 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

Put your embroidery machine to work for piecing and quilting, create intricate embroidery patterns and satisfy your hunger for detail-rich quilts in The Machine Embroidered Quilt.gEileen, the founder and editor of Designs in Machine Embroidery magazine, is a no-nonsense quilter who will show you easy ways to enhance your quilts' construction and design. Follow in the feed dogs of this fast and furious embroiderer as she walks you through single- and double-layer raw-edge appliqués, continuous appliqué and embroidery techniques and her own reversible piecing approach.

This class comes with Eileen's hourglass embroidery design - exclusive to Craftsy - in formats that work with every common embroidery machine on the market:

* PES (Brother/Baby Lock)

* ART/EXP (Bernina)

* HUS/VP3/VIP (Viking)

* JEF/SEW (Janome)

* XXX (Singer/Pfaff

* DST (common format read by many machines and all commercial machines)

* C2S (Click2Stitch, not read by a machine but can be edited in a popular digitizing program)

Lesson Breakdown

1. Introduction
Meet Eileen Roche and go over the supplies you'll need for the class.
2. Selecting Materials
3. Single Layer Block
4. Double Layer Block
5. Continuous Embroidery
6. Continuous Applique
7. Reversible Piecing
8. Binding
9. Tips & Tricks

Recommended with this class

  • An embroidery machine capable of reading the design files included in the class (Brother, Bernina, Viking, Janome, Pfaff, Baby Lock or Singer)
  • An embroidery hoop that is at least 5" by 7"

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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