A course by Emillie Ferris , Embroidery Artist
Learn how to create realistic embroidered pieces using the long and short stitch technique
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About the video: Pattern Transfer
“I will show you my favourite technique to transfer a pattern to the fabric as well as the importance of putting the fabric in the hoop as tautly as possible. The wonderful part of painting with thread is getting to choose our colour palette for a project. I’ll also explain my thought process in choosing thread colours. ”
In this video lesson Emillie Ferris addresses the topic: Pattern Transfer , which is part of the Domestika online course: Realistic Embroidery Techniques. Learn how to create realistic embroidered pieces using the long and short stitch technique.
Partial transcription of the video
“Pattern transfer In this lesson I'll show you how to put the fabric into the hoop, and then how to trace the design onto your fabric. The tools you'll need for this lesson are a six inch hoop, a pencil, some white tack, a pencil sharpener, a pattern to trace, this pattern in particular is available in Additional Resources. You want your fabric pre-cut, ready to go into the six inch hoop, no smaller than 30 centimetres by 30 centimetres, and then some scissors to cut your pattern. As you can see, this pattern isn't the butterfly, but instead we have a small shape. This is to practise our lon...”
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Course summary: Realistic Embroidery Techniques
AreasEmbroidery, Illustration, Textile illustration
Emillie Ferris is a self-taught artist using traditional embroidery methods to create contemporary embroidery patterns, kits, pins, and original hoop art.
After some years of embroidering for her own enjoyment, she began receiving custom pet portrait requests, allowing her to start a gradual transition into embroidering full-time. In 2018, she began taking steps to expand her business by teaching others and sharing her love for embroidery.