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Machine Embroidery retreat

Do you own a sewing/embroidery machine, but only us the sewing portion of the machine?  Now is the time to start using the embroidery side and combining it with your quilting projects.  During this embroidery retreat you will learn some basic information that will improve your embroidery skills and projects.

Click here to view picture of "Basic Tools" recommended by Brenda for machine embroidery.

Basic Supplies/requirements needed:
embroidery machine with 5x7 hoop---minimum
power cord for machine
embroidery foot for machine
plastic gridded template for 5x7 hoop
bobbins with 60wt. bobbin thread for machine
75/11 or 80/12 machine embroidery needles
your media for your machine either the USB drive or reader card
Machine embroidery threads
Machine embroidery adhesive spray
basic tool kit (should include curved-tip scissors, Anglemaster scissors,hoop springs,snag nab-it tool, Pin point tweezers, bobbins, etc.)
owner’s manual for your machine
medium weight tearaway stabilizer
medium weight cutaway stabilizer
embroidery thread
embroidery machine needles
pencil and paper for notes
USB drive less than 2GB

Also remember to always bring adhesive spray, along with basic embroidery supplies kit that should include – bobbins, tweezers, curved-tip scissors, slant-cut scissors, snag-nab-it tool, and remember machine hoop and power cord and embroidery foot

Thursday thru Sunday
- bring your project to work on OR start a new project, the objective of this retreat is because it has been requested to have access to Brenda for assistance in what you want to work on or get started.   Brenda will assist each person according to their need (and with use of waiting in line on dry erase board).
You have asked for it and now you have the opportunity to spend three to four days with Brenda to work on your project.  Maybe you have a project you have wanted to start but was not really sure what the first step should be  OR  you are in the middle of a project and struggling to finish.  During this retreat you will get assistance,  advice,  and suggestions to help you finish or give you the confidence to start your project.  This is your chance to have Brenda assisting with personal projects.

Cost: $ 240.00
Includes lodging, six meals and teacher fees for Thursday arrival. To arrive Friday cost is $216 ( Additional price for meals depends on number of attendees.)
Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Fri, Apr 6, 2018 at 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Thu, Aug 16, 2018 at 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Fri, Aug 17, 2018 at 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sat, Aug 18, 2018 at 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sun, Aug 19, 2018 at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sat, Dec 1, 2018 at 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
Sun, Dec 2, 2018 at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Skill Level:Advanced beginner and up