Transferring Your Design
A course by Courtney McLeod , Textile Artist
Capture your love for fashion in embroidered works of art with textured needle-felted embellishments
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About the video: Transferring Your Design
“In this lesson, I will take you through the process of creating a neat and tidy transfer of your design onto your fabric. I will explain why you want to use a lighter coloured fabric for more detailed pieces and I’ll give you tips for making sure you have the perfect foundation to start stitching. ”
In this video lesson Courtney McLeod addresses the topic: Transferring Your Design, 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
“Transferring design Now that we have our fabric framed in our hoop, In this lesson, I'll show you how I transfer the design onto the fabric. I'll be using the design we created in our previous lessons, but you should be trying to use your own design. You can adjust the size of the design on your computer, but if you're using this design, try not to make it much smaller as making it smaller will make it even harder to create those tiny details. As I mentioned, you can use a bright window to transfer your design, but it'll make it harder to keep your design steady. So what I suggest doing is ...”
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Course summary: Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting
SoftwareAdobe Photoshop, Affinity Designer
AreasEmbroidery, Textile illustration
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.