Classes & Events

Snow Globe Machine Embroidery, December 9, 2021 10 am

Do you own a BERNINA with Free Point Positioning (880Plus, 790Plus, 770 Plus 770 upgraded) and not quite sure how to use it? This is a perfect class for you to learn how to use this terrific function on your machine while making an adorable snow globe. Free Point Positioning is perfect for Multi-Hooping, rotating designs with precision, "sewing without thread" and designs by Claudia's Creations. Learn how to add your own personal touches with lettering and shaping.

Supply List: Fabric

  • Fat Quarter Background Fabric Light Colored tone on tone

  • Interfacing: Fat Quarter

  • Fusible Woven by OESD or Shape Flex 101 by Pellon

Embroidery Supply List:

  • Hoop Requirements: Maxi or Jumbo Hoop

  • All Hoops must have a grid/template

  • Medium Weight Tear Away

  • Temporary Adhesive Spray

  • Removable fabric marking pen

  • Embroidery Needles 80/12 Sharps

  • Terial Magic Starch

  • Basic embroidery kit including small double curved scissors, tweezers, embroidery foot.

  • Bobbin Thread

  • Embroidery Thread: Isacord 40 wt. Embroidery Thread

    • 3906 Pacific Blue

    • 5912 Erin Green

    • 5722 Green Grass

    • 1904 Cardinal Red

    • 0933 Redwood

    • 1301 Paprika

    • 2912 Sugar Plum

    • 0700 Bright Yellow

    • 0020 Black

Jumbo or Maxi Hoop Pre class prep:

  • Step #1: Front Background Fabric: Saturate the fabric in Terial Magic. This product is a heavy starch that will make the fabric stiff to avoid stretching during embroidery. Let the fabric air dry to almost dry. Lightly spray with water to moisten and iron the fabric flat and smooth, no wrinkles!

  • Step #2: Interfacing: Fusible Woven by OESD or Shape Flex 101 by Pellon Iron interfacing to the back of the Front Background Fabric. It will shrink a little when you iron! Lightly spray with water to activate the adhesive. Smooth the interfacing with your hands (this will help to displace the air between the interfacing & fabric). Start pressing in the center and work out slowly. Iron the interfacing to the fabric. All edges should be sealed together. If you see air bubbles, spray with water and iron again.

  • Step #3: Marking the fabric: (removable pen) Mark a center crosshair the full width and length on the right side of the fabric. Use a large square ruler to mark the 90° lines in the center. Head on over to class and let the fun begin.

$50 includes the class, design and printed instructions

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