Design and create a 'stained glass' embroidery

Adding Leading with the Couching Stitch

A course by Melissa , Fiber artist

Fiber artist. Seattle, United States.
Joined November 2021

Create a beautiful 'stained glass' embroidery piece hrough a step-by-step process. Start with basic materials and end with a stunning finished product.

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About the video: Adding Leading with the Couching Stitch

Overview

“In this lesson, I will show you how to add some finishing leading, creating a stained glass effect, with the couching stitch. ”

In this video lesson Melissa addresses the topic: Adding Leading with the Couching Stitch, which is part of the Domestika online course: Design and create a 'stained glass' embroidery. Create a beautiful 'stained glass' embroidery piece hrough a step-by-step process. Start with basic materials and end with a stunning finished product..

Partial transcription of the video

“Now that we've filled in all the layers on our stained glass landscape, we're going to use our sparkly thread to add leading with the couching stitch. First, bring your needle up right along the edge where one of your lines start. We'll pull our thread through and then unthread our needle. I know that sounds weird, but I promise it'll work. We'll take another piece of thread and thread our needle, making sure to add a knot at the end. The thread we have sticking out of our fabric, we're going to lay across the line where we want to add our couching. Next, we'll bring our needle up through t...”

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Course summary for: Design and create a 'stained glass' embroidery

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (11)
  • 590 students
  • 4 units
  • 11 lessons (1h 17m)
  • 6 downloads
  • Category

    Craft
  • Areas

    Embroidery, Textile Design, Textile Illustration, Traditional illustration

Melissa

A course by Melissa

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Melissa Galbraith, the talented fiber artist behind MCreativeJ, is a passionate advocate for the art of embroidery. Drawing inspiration from her love of nature, Melissa creates whimsical and modern embroidery patterns and kits that captivate the imagination.

Born and raised in the desert of Washington state, Melissa's upbringing fostered a deep appreciation for crafting by hand. After finding her desk job monotonous, Melissa rediscovered her love for embroidery and its ability to unleash her creativity. Her portable craft allows her to play with texture and color, capturing the beauty she finds all around her.

Melissa's expertise and talent have garnered recognition, with her work featured in Love Embroidery and Belle Armoire Jewelry magazines, as well as by renowned brands such as DMC and Etsy. She has also received accolades, including first place at the Woodlawn Needlework Exhibit.


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Design and create a 'stained glass' embroidery. Craft course by Melissa

Design and create a 'stained glass' embroidery

A course by Melissa
Fiber artist. Seattle, United States.
Joined November 2021
  • 100% positive reviews (11)
  • 590 students