Who needs a palm reader? With free-form embroidery, you can stitch your own fortune! Express the joys of the past and hopes for the future through stitchery on fabric. Creative Spark is fortune-ate to have quilter and stitching instructor Laura Wasilowski guide you through the process. Although this course is easy for beginners to follow, experienced embroiderers will enjoy Laura's tips and free-form technique.
Class begins with an overview of all the supplies needed including tips on choosing the best materials for future projects. Using a background fabric attached to batting, you will learn to design your embroidery as you stitch, creating texture, color, and pattern. As you enjoy this slow, meditative art form, learn 14 hand embroidery stitches, how to combine stitches to create lively patterns, and see examples to inspire your next stitch project. Fill your life and your palm with good fortune. Join Hand of Fortune today!
Easily transfer a shape to a single background fabric and adhere the fabric to batting for stitching.
Understand how to select the best embroidery needles, thread sizes, and thread colors to embellish the shape
Master 14 hand embroidery stitches step-by-step with tips for successful stitching
Create lively texture and pattern in the design with instructions on combining linear, looping, and accent stitches
Need inspiration? Laura gives you many examples of free-form hand embroidery.
Includes access to course videos, downloads, the Creative Spark private community, and discussion with your instructor. Your course content does not expire.
+ Access to Laura's extensive embroidery stitch video library with both right- and left-handed videos ($19.99 Value)
+ FREE eBook of Fanciful Stitches, Colorful Quilts ($13.99 Value)
Want to know what supplies you'll need? Here's a list. Laura will discuss them in class as well.
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Supplies, Pattern Creation and Prep Work
Stitching the Hand of Fortune
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