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Summer Sewing Education Seminar to be held at Sweet Stitches

Sweet Stitches is hosting a Summer Sewing Education Seminar August 1 - 4 featuring National Sewing Educator and speaker Amy Meek.  Amy, a native of Chesterton, has taught and trained across the U.S., Mexico and Europe.  Amy is looking forward to her visit to her home town to see old friends and to make new ones at Sweet Stitches. 

Amy will conduct several lecture demo classes presenting how to get the most out of your sewing machine with quilting and specialty feet, decorative stitches and machine embroidery tips and tricks.

Quilting Feet - Amy will show you which feet will help you piece faster and more accurately. See what is trending with free motion quilting and ruler work. See how to  make your machines throat plate a quilters best friend and learn how to use your quilting feet for best effect.

Feet to be discussed:

> ¼’ foot               > Clearview ¼” foot          > Blind Hem foot

> Walking foot        > New ¼” foot                  > Convertible Free Motion Foot

> Ruler Foot           > Machine Rulers

Decorative Stitches - You can't have enough stitches, the more the merrier!
Learn how to use decorative stitches to your advantage; why you need different needles and how to use decorative threads in your quilting.

Specialty Feet - Attach your glitz and embellishments to your projects with specialty feet. Learn how to use a ruffler for your gathering and ruffles.  Learn how a gathering foot works.  Find out how a borderguide foot will help you keep your lettering straight.  See how an applique foot will let you steer in the right direction.  She will talk needles, bobbins and threads too!

Feet to be discussed:

> Beading Feet                 > Ribbon Sequin Foot          > borderguide foot

> Snap on Ruffler              > Gathering foot                 > applique foot

Machine Embroidery - Learn the latest tips and techniques for your home machine embroidery projects. Learn how to incorporate and quilt on your embroidery machine. Discover what all an embroidery machine can make in the hoop!


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