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Learn Machine Embroidery
Learn Machine Embroidery

Learn Machine Embroidery

Machine Embroidery Made Easy with Marta Alto


1 Pages, 5.25 x 7.5

Formats: DVD

DVD, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $27.95)

Publication Date: April 2013

ISBN 9780935278972

Rights: WOR

Palmer/Pletsch Publishing (Apr 2013)

Price: $24.95


How to master stitching technology with ease

Seven major aspects of better understanding machine embroidery are parceled out with thorough explanation in this instructional DVD. Beginning with a tour of the machines in the contemporary market and including discussion of the latest technologies in Portland’s Montevilla Sewing Center, the video segments progress from selecting needles and threads to full demonstrations of working with odd fabrics, such as knits, and embellishing a tablecloth. Machine embroidery instructor and prolific sewing guide author also teaches stabilizers, how to understand and plan for designs, making test samples, and determining and controlling the placement of the design as well as providing ample inspiration for at-home embroidery projects.

Author Biography

Marta Alto is an instructor of machine embroidery and the coauthor of Fit for Real People, Jackets for Real People, Pants for Real People, The Serger Idea Book, and Sewing Ultrasuede. She lives in Portland, Oregon.