3010 W. Anderson Lane, Austin Texas

Vintage Chic Event

$ 29.99

Vintage Chic combines the nostalgic look of hand embroidery with today's technology. It's vintage like your great-grandmother's  hand stitched linens, but it's also relevant and popular in today's fashions. You've seen the look at big box retailers - on menswear, women's apparel and even teen and baby accessories. 

Now, here's your chance to learn how to duplicate this one-of-a-kind look!

Monday, April 24, 10 - 2

Tuesday, April 25, 10 - 2

$29.99  (Includes a FREE goody bag from DIME!)

 

Topics Covered:

  •  Learn how to use Vintage Software to embellish everything from home décor to clothing for the family.
  • Enjoy color therapy designs – no two are alike – play with fibers and markers for unique results
  • Continuous borders – learn the DIME way and achieve flawless borders every time
  • Create textured embroidery designs and patches

Techniques:

  •  Unmask the secrets to embroidering on prints, nubby knits and smooth satins
  •  Embrace bold topstitching
  •  Get excellent stitch formation
  •  Learn how to work with heavy thread and duplicate the popular matte finish
  • You’ll love the open work of the stitches and enjoy the low stitch count – so fabric friendly!
  • Create large designs with big impact – minimal color changes mean fast stitching
  • Make textured patches just like in ready-wear

Interactive Segment:

  • Freeform coloring
  • Fraying patchwork
  • Hat embroidery
  • Continuous embroidery

 


Ashley Jones, an Educator & Inspiration Consultant for DIME, combines a professional career in Information Technology with personal interest in embroidery, sewing and quilting to deliver a broad range of knowledge in a straightforward and simple manner. She gained extensive knowledge of nearly every brand of sewing/embroidery machine and embroidery software while working and teaching for one of the largest sewing machine dealers in the industry. She is a Martha Pullen Licensed Teacher and runs her own embroidery business. Now Ashley travels all over the country sharing her tips and tricks for stabilizing, hooping, placement and using embroidery software to overcome everyday challenges with embroidery. She loves to share the abundance of techniques she has fine-tuned over many years.

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