Free machine embroidery - an introduction to



This fun 1 day workshop will really get you started with your free machine embroidery, with great results from the start!  Lots of tips and techniques, this will be a jam-packed day including:

Achieving the correct tension
Planning your machine stitching
Appliqué techniques
Using your sewing machine as a pencil (outline drawing and much more!)
Needles, threads, inferfacings etc - all the technical jargon explained
Creating your own unique textiles

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

You will need a darning foot for your sewing machine and the ability to either lower the feed dogs or cover them with a darning plate (supplied with your machine).  If you're not sure about your machine, please contact me and I'll advise which method works for your machine.


Jennifer Johnson at Sew Forest of Dean


The Studio, Cemetery House
High Street, Clearwell
GL16 8JS

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Christmas
  • Easter
  • Father's Day
  • Intermediate level
  • Mother's Day
  • Parking provided
  • Pet lovers
  • Romantic
  • Seniors
  • Spooky
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Teenagers


1 day (10:00am to 4:00pm)

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