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Trapunto Square: March Embroidery Club

Embroidery Club

So you have an embroidery machine and DREAM of making things with it. Now is your time! Join our 2024 Embroidery Club once a month to explore many different embroidery machine techniques. There are many techniques and maybe some you have never tried. Go for it! Stretch your creativity and make it happen. We will be using wonderful designs and projects from OESD.

Educator: Denise Shipley

Ocean Waves Trapunto Square

Trapunto is an elegant quilting technique that raises surfaces on the front of a quilt by either padding it from the back or by stuffing it with batting. In Italian, trapunto translates as “to embroider” and in Latin it translates as “to prick”. It is reported to have originated as early as the 14th century, and was brought to America by Italian and English immigrants. Traditionally, trapunto was done entirely by hand, then later by free motion embroidery. OESD has now developed a technique that allows machine embroiderers to achieve the same regal look with their embroidery machine. Beautiful!



Embroidery machines with slightly larger hoop to fit 4.75” x 4.97” design

Basic Sewing Supplies



one layer of lightweight tearaway stabilizer,

thread to compliment fabric/bobbins

slightly larger hoop to fit 4.75” x 4.97” design

Download design from - OESD 12396-15 – cost $1.00

Extra loft batting large to cover your hoop


Learn these techniques:

· Learn trapunto stitching

Trapunto Square: March Embroidery Club

$ 25.00
Sat, Mar 9, 2024 at 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
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