Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting

How to Prep Your Piece for Embroidery

A course by Courtney McLeod , Textile Artist

Textile Artist. New Haven, United States.
Joined February 2020

Capture your love for fashion in embroidered works of art with textured needle-felted embellishments

98% positive reviews (93)
1461 students
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About the video: How to Prep Your Piece for Embroidery

Overview

“In this lesson, you will be setting up your hoop. I’ll go through the different types of hoops I use and explain why I use them for certain projects. I’ll also show you how to stretch your fabric in your hoop, so you have a clean even surface to start out with for your project. ”

In this video lesson Courtney McLeod addresses the topic: How to Prep Your Piece for Embroidery, which is part of the Domestika online course: Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting. Capture your love for fashion in embroidered works of art with textured needle-felted embellishments.

Partial transcription of the video

“How to prep your piece for embroidery In this lesson, we're going to prepare our hoop for embroidery. We have all our materials in front of us and we're ready to start. We have the two hoops I talked about earlier. This is the bamboo hoop. We'll use this one to frame our final piece, but we won't be using it right now. Right now, we'll be using our plastic hoopla hoop. I like using these when preparing my hoops and when embroidering because they have this lip on them that holds your fabric in very tight. When your fabric has to go around a corner rather than just being straight in the hoop,...”

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Course summary for: Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting

  • Level: Beginner
  • 98% positive reviews (93)
  • 1461 students
  • 4 units
  • 15 lessons (2h 37m)
  • 8 downloads
  • Category

    Craft
  • Software

    Adobe Photoshop, Affinity Designer
  • Areas

    Embroidery, Needle Felting, Textile Design

Courtney McLeod

A course by Courtney McLeod

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Textile Artist

Courtney McLeod is a contemporary textile artist and the founder of Dearest Q. She is passionate about hand embroidery and has been experimenting with hoops, patterns, needle felting, punch needle, and other techniques since 2016.

After receiving a degree from OCAD University in Toronto, Courtney began creating figurative pieces with texture and color inspired by everything from seasons to classic films. Her work has been commissioned by Brie Larson and Peppa Pig and has been featured in publications like Today’s Parent, Love Embroidery, and KOEL Magazine. You can find her work on Instagram or through her website.


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Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting. Craft course by Courtney McLeod

Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting

A course by Courtney McLeod
Textile Artist. New Haven, United States.
Joined February 2020
  • 98% positive reviews (93)
  • 1461 students