I have developed a range of fun freehand machine embroidery , design and creative sewing classes. Classes can vary from one, two or four days. All skill levels are catered for. I am available to do workshops for your sewing group, business or conference. Classes can be project based, technique based or tailored to your requirements.

Next Class:
2014, Sydney 29 & 30 March, stand by for details, currently negotiating a weekned workshop
cheers Gabriella

Types of classes (click to expand):

Introducing Machine Ebroidery
One Day Class This class introduces you to the basics of free machine embroidery. Experiment with the approach most suited to you and your machine. We look at the adjustments made to your sewing machine, needle types, the most suitable threads and create a variety of textures and effects from very simple stitches.
Advanced Machine Embroidery
One Day Class This class builds on the Introductory Machine Embroidery Class but this time we got a little bit further! We experiment with thicker threads to produce "cornelli" like effects. We will experiment with techniques such as cording and cabling. Bottom and top tensions will be altered to produce the very delicate effects. Don't be nervous about altering the tension settings.
One Day Class In this class students manipulate fabrics to create three dimensional sculptured pieces suitable to be incorporated into their embroidery work. A variety of three dimensional leaves and flowers will be shaped in traditional and non traditional ways. Examples will be stitched with machine embroidery for more exciting and innovative results.
Cutback Technique
One Day Class This class explores the possibilities of creating rich and visually exciting surfaces of embroidered fabric. The technique of