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Freehand Machine Embroidery



This workshop will teach techniques of embroidery using a sewing machine. Kerri will demonstrate how to disengage the machines feed dogsand play with freehand sewing. You will experiment with differnt stitches and techniques on various fabrics. Participants will create samples for all the diifferent techniques explored.

- Making lines and freehand motion
- Use of different stitches, creating texture
- Using scraps of fabric to make small patterns
- Working with dissolvable fabric material

Samples will be completed on cotton, wool felt, and dissolvable fabric

This class is suited for adults (age 15+)

As of October 22, 2021 all workshop participants and East Coast Quilt Co. staff will be required to provide a valid COVID-19 Vaccination Record QR Code. These requirements are made by the Chief Medical Officer of Health. https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/life-during-covid-19/vaccination-record/citizens/

All workshop participants are required to sign a waiver prior to the workshop. The entire waiver can be viewed at the bottom of our classes page. (East Coast Quilt Co. Workshop Waiver)

 

COVID protocol is in place: all participants must wear a mask while moving around the shop.  Masks can be removed at the individual workspaces as long as physical distancing of 6 feet can be maintained. Machines and work surfaces are sanitized before and after sessions.


CLASS CANCELLATION POLICY:
If you cannot attend a class and it is 7 or more days before class, you will receive a store credit for 75% of the value of the class with a 30-day expiry date. If you cancel less than 7 days before class, you will NOT receive a refund or store credit. No credit or refund will be given for a "no show" in class regardless of reason. So please ensure that you are able to attend before signing up. East Coast Quilt Co reserves the right to cancel classes/events for any reason. If this happens, you will be refunded your full class fee.

WHAT IS IN A BASIC SEWING KIT: 
For most of our classes we ask you to bring a 'basic sewing kit' which usually contains: rotary cutter and/or scissors, small snipping scissors, straight pins & a pin cushion or collector, seam ripper, a spool of neutral 50 wt cotton thread, extra bobbins, notebook & pen/pencil, ruler(s), etc.).


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Suitable for a confident beginner, participants must be comfortable with a sewing machine.
Materials Included: fabric, stabilizers and felt included to make samples
Instructor: Kerri Ivany
Instructor Bio: Textile artist, professional seamstress, and a sewing instructor. Lover of boho/hippie and vintage style in modern forms. Kerri has been practicing her craft for many years, graduated with a college diploma in textiles, and has worked various jobs since graduation (2013) within the sewing industry. (Tailoring, production sewing, teaching workshops/classes, costume) Currently working for local quilt shop East Coast Quilt co., Kerri loves to engage, educate, and inspire creativity in others. Sharing her experience, product & fabric knowledge, and teaching various quilting classes with ECQco. I love to create. I love to work with my hands - I've always been tactile so craft was a perfect fit. You can follow Kerri online through her artist social media pages: Facebook/olivecloth.ca Instagram/olivecloth.ca
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