Drawing with Thread

Description
Intermediate | 18 min
Taught by Improv Sewing
Learn how to doodle with thread to customize and embellish your clothing and home decor. The creative minds behind Improv Sewing will teach you how to make adjustments to your sewing machine and stabilize fabric so you can create different effects on material, including how to draw outlines and make your stitching more bold. This workshop will have you seeing unadorned fabric as a new canvas for whatever motifs you dream up.

What you will learn:
— Adjusting sewing machine presser for freehand sewing
— Creating different effects with thread on fabric
— Doodling and scribbling freehand machine embroidery
— Transferring a design to fabric
Chapters
Introduction
00:45
Materials
01:08
Thread Drawing
01:02
07:16
06:36
Finish
01:43
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Materials: sewing machine
  • thread
  • fabric
  • scissors
  • high-contrast printed image
  • chalk
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript
WHEN YOU UPGRADE TO PREMIUM

Meet Some of Our Instructors

Liesl Gibson

Liesl Gibson

Courtney Cerruti

Courtney Cerruti

Cal Patch

Cal Patch

Natalie Chanin

Natalie Chanin

Rebecca Ringquist

Rebecca Ringquist

Annabel Wrigley

Annabel Wrigley