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ITH (In The Hoop Club): Sweet Pea - Free Form Table Runner (Place Mat)

Put your embroidery machine to work making a functional piece of fiber art.  This Free Form Place Mat can be part of you table setting or used as a hot pad for the dinner table.  Learn how to make this ITH (In the Hoop) Machine Embroidered Place Mat by Sweet Pea as part of our ITH Club. You will learn to embroider, assemble and complete the place mat  – including: shortcuts from the instructor and suggestions for tweaks to the original design.

You must be part of the ITH club to take this class. See club requirements below.


  • This club project is part of our ITH Club FALL series
  • Each attendee will be required to sign up for 1 of each of the following club projects:
o   1 Sweet Pea Project
o   1 Kimberbell Project
o   1 Pickle Pie Project

By signing up for ALL the ITH Projects (15) in the fall series, you will receive two things:
o   10% OFF all club project fees
o   20% OFF all club project supplies
o   1 FREE club project – TBD
CLUB signup is ONLY by phone or in person.  970-672-2147

Supply list:

  • Embroidery machine and embroidery unit in good working order (large enough hoop sizes for the projects)
  • Foot control, power cord & Embroidery feet, regular sewing foot  (Last bit is done with straight stitch.)
  • Scissors
  • Thread snips
  • Hoop size: 240x150 hoop (minimum size)
  • Duckbill scissors
  • 505 adhesive spray
  • 50 weight sewing thread preferred,  but any cotton thread will work.
  • 5-7 coordinating and contrasting embroidery thread
  • 2 - 11" x 14" no-show mesh or lightweight cut-away stabilizer (size for 240x150 hoop).  Bring enough stabelizer for the hoop you plan to use
  • 2 - 7"x 9" Insul-Brite batting
  • 2 - 7" x 9" cotton batting (optional if you like a lofty look)
  • 5 - 5" x 9" fabric pieces (bring a few extra in case you change your mind as you go)
  • 1 - 12" x 15" backing/binding fabric
Fabric, batting and stabelizer should be pre-cut before class

Advanced Signup Required

Free Form Table Runner  files & instructions will be provided at first class

Sign up for 3 Club Projects and you will receive:

  • 10% OFF ALL class supplies for these club projects with the minimum 3 club project signups.
Sign up for ALL 15  Club Projects and you will receive:
  • 10% OFF all the ITH CLUB PROJECT FEES and 20% OFF the supplies and 1 FREE CLUB Project, when you sign up for ALL 15 projects.

Skill Level: All levels welcome
Materials Included: Embroidery designs & Instructions are included in this CLUB activity, other supplies will be needed - see supply list
Instructor: Kristen Otto

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