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Embroidery School

Each month you will do a project on your own machine to help you build the skills and confidence you need to master machine embroidery.

Explore all the ways you can use machine embroidery, tips and tricks to make your embroidery easier, including correct hooping techniques and the which stabilizers is best for your project.

In April create this beautiful Tiled Pillow while you learn the process of tiled quilting in the hoop.

Materials and supplies:

  • Embroidery machine (any brand) with an embroidery capability of 6" x 10" or larger
  • Embroidery hoop large enough for a 6" x 10" design
  • Embroidery module
  • Power cord
  • Embroidery needles
  • USB stick (flash drive) to load project designs
  • 1/3 yard dark fabric (Black in Sample)
    • Cut 2 pieces fabric 15" X 10" or large enough to hoop
    • Cut 2 pieces 2" X 13"
    • Cut 2 pieces 2" X 16 1/2"
  • 3/4 yard light fabric (orange in sample)
    • Cut 2 pieces fabric 10" X 15" or large enough to hoop
    • Cut 2 pieces 13" X 14"
    • 8  pieces of No Show Mesh stabilizer,  large enough to hoop
    • 14" Zipper to match or contrast with light fabric for pillow back
    • 14" square batting
  • Threads:
    •  Colors for black and orange version:
      • White
      • Grey
      • Dark Grey
      • Orange
      • Rust
      • Tan
      • Reddish Brown
      • Variegated colors would also work well
  • Temporary adhesive spray
  • Embroidery needle size 75/11
  • Bobbin wound with thread
  • Thread snips
  • Wonder Clips

All machine brands are welcome, multiple file formats are available. Supply list for each class will be posted on the website. 

Some of the topics we will cover are:

  • Freestanding Lace
  • Tiling Scenes
  • In the Hoop Projects and Gifts
  • Quilting by Embroidery Machine
  • Machine Embroidered Appliqué
  • Borders and Alignment
  • Piecing in the Hoop Class
  • Perfectly Embroidered Towels

Skill Level: beginner
Skill Details: Beginner to intermediate
Instructor: Pat Leatherwood
Instructor Bio: Pat Leatherwood

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.


         Phone:  423-406-1401
            Fax:  423-406-1361
    4219 Fort Henry Dr. Suite 100
           Kingsport, TN  37663


Heavenly Stitches carries premium cotton fabrics, notions, embroidery supplies, and quilting quilting essentials, to meet a wide range of sewing needs. We're also an authorized dealer for Brother, Babylock, and Janome sewing machines, as well as Koala, Horn, and Kangaroo sewing cabinets. From our extensive product variety and fun interactive classes, to our friendly, knowledgeable customer care, we have all the products and services you need for a productive and enjoyable stitching experience! Read More...