This month’s Software Club will be meeting on Sunday, October 14 from 9:30 to 11:30 am and again on Friday, October 19 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
I recently saw a cute in the hoop design that looked like a fun project. Since autumn is in full swing, I thought this would be a good project to incorporate this idea. So we are going to create in the hoop (ITH) designs than can be a coaster, trivet or potholder. We are going to start with either SuperDesigns in a line style or line drawings taken into the Design Wizard to create a simple design. We will then take these designs and add a variety of quilting around them. It can be a variety of shapes. It can have a binding added manually or satin stitching to cover the raw edges. Alternatively, more fabric can be added and flipped to cover the raw edges and also hold the base of a wine glass. The size will determine if it is a coaster, trivet or potholder.
Of course, the project is not limited to autumn leaves; any design can be used for the centre, such as Halloween or Christmas themes, or even just words. Below are pictures of what I've come up with so far.
Those of you with the older software packages can also do this project, if you would like to join us. I just won't have the exact wording in my notes.
In order to get the most out of the session, please bring your laptop (and software dongle/hasp, if you are using Premier+ version or earlier). If you stitched out any previous sessions’ design(s) please bring it (them) along as well, or any show and tell. We all like to see what you have been doing.
If you plan on join me for this month’s Software Club, please sign up online at our new website www.sew-jos.ca/classes.htm so that I can forward you the instructions to print beforehand. I have made the class free to sign up, but if you haven't prepaid for the year, the fee is $10.
Hope to see you at Club.
PS: There is still room for more in my Cross Stitching class starting this Wednesday, October 10. This module is available to any of you who have more than the Extra version of the software, be it 4D, 5D, 6D, Premier+ or Premier+2. If you have been wanting to create cross stitch designs, this is a fun easy way to stitch them out.
If you are interested in this module and you have only the Premier+2 Extra version of the software, there is now a separate module for only $186.15 (Regular price $219) that you can purchase so you too can come to class and create your own cross stitch designs.