Advanced Techniques for Embroidering Colorful Letters

A course by Juliana Mota Giopato
Embroiderer, Designer, and Teacher . São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined July 2020
, Embroiderer, Designer, and Teacher

Learn to create contemporary and unique embroidery by combining composition, color, and texture

  • Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (4)
  • 238 students

Learn to create contemporary and unique embroidery by combining composition, color, and texture



Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (4)
  • 238 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Portuguese
  • Level: Beginner
  • 14 lessons (2h 14m)
  • Available on the app
  • Portuguese, Spanish, English, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Unlimited access forever
  • Certificate upon completion of the course

The choice of each thread and every fabric exudes an intention capable of expressing who you are. Finding your own language through stitchwork requires a constant experimentation and learning process as demonstrated by Juliana Mota.

In this course, learn advanced techniques for creating bold and expressive pieces. As well as stitches, Juliana teaches you composition and color theory to achieve volume and texture in your work.

If you want to get started in embroidery, take a look at her first Domestika course: Basic Techniques for Embroidering Letters

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Materials, study notebook and advanced points
  • U3
    U3. Apply the stitches in your favorite composition
  • U4
    U4. Types of completion and dissemination of work
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Start the course by finding out a little about Juliana Mota's journey as an embroiderer. She talks about her main artistic influences including designers, illustrators, and textile artists related to the course content.

Next, dive into a study of color exploring different combinations and how to use them to communicate. Juliana shows you how to do a preliminary study of your composition using paper cutouts and geometric shapes to form letters.

Now it's time to pick up your needle and thread and learn a series of advanced embroidery stitches to apply to your geometric shapes and colored materials.

Then choose a word for your final project. Your teacher walks you through the creation process, starting with the client brief, and shows you how to choose stitches for both flat and 3D embroidery.

Round out the course seeing how to add the finishing touches to your piece and how to display your artwork on different shaped frames. Juliana gives some final tips on photographing your work to share online.

What is this course's project?

Embroider the word of your choice on colored material combining textures and advanced embroidery stitches.

Who is it for?

Anyone with basic notions of embroidery who wants to take the next step, learn new stitches, and deepen their knowledge of colors and composition.

What you need

You need basic embroidery knowledge to take this course.

In terms of materials, you need embroidery thread, colored fabrics, sewing needles in a range of sizes, scissors, an embroidery hoop, carbon paper, a magic embroidery pen, a pencil, and a notebook.


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Juliana Mota Giopato

A course by Juliana Mota Giopato

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Embroiderer, Designer, and Teacher

Juliana Mota is a Brazilian designer and embroiderer from São Paulo. She studied graphic design and has collaborated in this field with editors, agencies, and photography studios. As a freelance illustrator she has done work for magazines, books, films, and websites.

In 2014, she began to embroider and teach courses and workshops on the subject. She currently works as a trademark embroidery artist, custom embroiderer, illustrator, and teacher.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • influences
  • U2

    Materials, study notebook and advanced points

    • Materials
    • color studies
    • composition studies
    • Webbing, scar and full overlapping stitches
    • pink and broken dots
    • Double Pekinese and Vandyke Points
  • U3

    Apply the stitches in your favorite composition

    • Analyzing embroidery compositions I've done
    • My project
    • Starting to embroider with overlapping satin, scar and vandyke stitches
    • Finishing the embroidery and applying stitches with volume: double pekinese, rose and warp
  • U4

    Types of completion and dissemination of work

    • Different types of endings
    • Tips on how to present the work
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Advanced Techniques for Embroidering Colorful Letters

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Advanced Techniques for Embroidering Colorful Letters. A Craft course by Juliana Mota Giopato

Advanced Techniques for Embroidering Colorful Letters

A course by Juliana Mota Giopato
Embroiderer, Designer, and Teacher . São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined July 2020
  • 100% positive reviews (4)
  • 238 students