4112 S College Ave, Suite 112,
Fort Collins, CO 80525
Between Chili House & Hobby Lobby

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9am-6pm
Tues & Thur  9am - 8pm

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Machine Embroidery Club

2019 Topics:

Jan.     Floral Picture Frame

Supply list for Floral Frame

Width:     147 mm Height:   177.1 mm Stitches: 15,886

  • Hoop: 240 x 150, 200 x 200, 260 x 200
  • Needle: NEW Topstitch #90
  • Stabilizer: 2 layers of Tear Away to fit your hoop
  • Fabric: Medium weight (sample done in linen/cotton)
  • Fusible interfacing (**Fabric needs to be stabilized with fusible interfacing prior to class**)
  • Embroidery thread:       leaves-2 shades of green
        • flowers- 2 shades (color of your choice)
        • flower center-yellow
  • Wound bobbin (either pre-wound or machine bobbin wound with bobbin fill)
  • Sharp embroidery scissors- thread snips
  • Embroidery machine with arm, foot pedal, power cord and accessories

in good working order

  • Feet:
    • Viking . . . Sensor Q (preferred) or R    
    • Pfaff . . . Sensormatic or Embroidery
    • Other brands – your embroidery foot.
Feb 23 - we will repeat Jan FRAME!

Feb.     Business Card Holder/Coin purse (magnetic Hoop)

Supply list for Business Card/Coin Purse

Width:   127 mm   Height: 213 mm   Stitches: 6,403

  • Hoop: 240x150, 240x150M, 260x200
  • Stabilizer: Tear A-way
  • Needle: Embroidery #75
  • Embroidery Thread: 3 colors (leaves, flower & center),
      • 1 color for satin outline stitch & buttonhole
      • (Needle thread and bobbin need to match-can be seen on both sides)
  • Wound bobbin matching thread for outside stitching
  • Wound bobbin of bobbin-fill for flower
  • Fabric: Any medium to heavy weight fabric. Lining – light to medium weight fabric
  • Glue pen or painter’s tape
  • Embroidery scissors (appliqué is nice)
  • Embroidery machine with arm, foot pedal, power cord & accessories
  • Feet:   Viking - Sensor Q or R   Pfaff - Sensormatic or Embroidery
  • General purpose sewing foot – sides of purse will be sewn closed

*** Outside of sample was made out of bamboo fabric. Lining was done in cotton.
When using bamboo fabric, a needle size #90 is recommended.

Mar.     Felting

April     Trapunto Quilt Block

May     Basic Design Positioning (1step)

June    Design/Precise Positioning -Using 360 mm x 350 mm Hoops (2 steps)
            (Creative Grand Dream & Designer Majestic)

July       Embossing

If you purchased your machine from The Sewing Circle, this class is FREE to you!  Please call us at 970-672-2147 to sign up for your FREE Club!!

Skill Level: All levels welcome
Materials Included: See Supply list
Requirements: Signup Required - call us at 970-672-2147 to receive this for free (if you purchased your embroidery machine from us)
Instructor: Althea Richling
Instructor Bio: Althea Richling

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.