The Virtual Getaway November 13 - 15, 2020. Join us to learn more about embroidery, vinyl, sublimation, and more!



2020 Virtual Getaway Classes


ALL classes are included in your registration fee and can be viewed through December 31, 2020.


Scripted Necklines
Have you seen the latest fashion embellishment of stitching vintage style lettering along a neckline? We'll talk about font style choices and learn tips and tricks to create curved lettering layouts for shirt necklines using BX Fonts.

Taught by: Lisa Shaw from Bubbles Menagerie for Embrilliance


Beginner Digitizing
We will look at our graphic, plan our digitizing and create our design. We will talk about basic stitch types, layering, and how we use digitizing tools to create nicely stitching designs.

Taught by: Lisa Shaw from Bubbles Menagerie for Embrilliance


Sewing and Craft Room Essentials  -- Join Angela to learn about unique notions and products that are available and how they can benefit you in your sewing or craft room! Learn about Terial Magic and its uses. BoNash offers a variety of products including: iron covers, ironing board covers, fiberglass pressing sheets, BoNash powder (a must-see!) and more. Watch how these products work and how they can make your crafting life easier.

Taught by: Angela Holley of All Stitched Up by Angela


All About That Cork! -- What is cork fabric and how do you use it? Join Angela to learn exactly how you can use cork to create unique gifts or offer something new in your business. Cork is versatile and easy to use for In-the-Hoop projects, applique, or sewing projects.

Taught by: Angela Holley from All Stitched Up by Angela


FRICKIN LASER BEAMS! Exploring Glowforge as an Addition to Your Vinyl
and Embroidery Business --
Learn the benefits of adding a Glowforge desktop laser cutter to your vinyl and embroidery projects. In this session, Lisa Potts will explain the Glowforge laser, what it does, its benefits, its limitations and if
it's time to add it to your business. Join us as we discover this machine and how it can set you apart in your business.

Taught by: Lisa Potts from Lisa Potts Designs


Basics of Designing in Silhouette Studio -- Master the art of creating your own custom designs in Silhouette Studio.
In this session, Lisa Potts will explain the Silhouette Studio interface, the differences between raster and vector designs and how you can start creating your own stunning designs in just a few clicks. After this session, users will leave better understanding the design software overall, as well as how to make it work for you.

Taught by: Lisa Potts from Lisa Potts Designs


Building a 3-D Sign Using Silhouette Studio, HTV and the Glowforge -- Take your Silhouette Studio designs to the next level! This demo-style class will design, cut and assemble a stunning holiday 3-D sign just in time for December. Combining Glowforge with Silhouette Studio will add different styles and elements to your projects - giving you the edge in your business or hobby.

Taught by: Lisa Potts from Lisa Potts Designs


Get to Know your Scan 'n Cut -- We'll demystify all those menus in your Scan 'n Cut and learn how to customize your settings. Then we'll explore the scanning features ... we will complete both a Direct Cut and a Scan to Cut Data project so you can see the differences and when to use each one. You'll feel much more comfortable with your Scan 'n Cut after taking this class!

Taught by: Libby Ashcraft


Add Bling to Your Embroidery -- Learn how to bring that touch of bling to your embroidery designs by incorporating rhinestones and using glitter heat transfer vinyl in your design. We'll look at Silhouette Studio, Brother Canvas Workspace and Embrilliance to see how you can add rhinestones to your embroidery design to give them that special sparkle!  Bonus: The Lynnie Pinnie embroidery design used in class will be free to download!

Taught by: Libby Ashcraft


All Things Stabilization
Jenni will define the basic types of stabilizers and show you how to use them. She will talk about hooping vs floating and demo techniques for both. Jenni will also talk about pinning, basting, & magnets for securing fabrics to stabilizer.  Jenni is an experienced seamstress of 50+ years with over 9 years of machine embroidery experience to share with you.

Taught by: Jenni Gallagher


Lapel Placement of Embroidered Monogram
Using an adorable hoodie from Love That Cotton, Jenni will demo how to acheive perfect placement of a monogram or other small design for a lapel/upper chest design. This video is a MUST-SEE -- you will TOTALLY fall head over heels for these hoodies! 
This demo portion of this class features a design from Creative Appliques Embroidery stitched on a Brother Innovis NQ1400e.

Taught by: Jenni Gallagher


Machine Troubleshooting & Cleaning  -- Jenni will discuss how to identify problems like nesting, bobbin thread showing on top, and various noises associated with embroidery machines. A Brother Innovis NQ1400e will be used in class, however, the principles taught apply to most single needle embroidery machines. Jenni will also demo proper cleaning of your machine, both along upper thread guides and in the bobbin area.

Taught by: Jenni Gallagher


Glitter POP Applique!

Are you ready to go beyond your basic applique design?  Carly is here to teach you about preparing your garment for embroidery, how to use non-traditional materials like heat transfer vinyl to add sparkle and dimension to your design, tips for achieving the cleanest and most professional looking appliques, favorite supplies and more!  This demo portion of this class features a design from Lynnie Pinnie Embroidery stitched on a Brother 6 needle embroidery machine with Fast Frames.

Taught by: Carlissa Book from Niche Creative Studio


Let's create an ITH Sweater for your Holiday Buddy!
Do you have a naked holiday buddy doll that you want to make some clothing for but do not know where to start? Follow along and "Let's Create a Wardrobe for your Little Holiday Buddy" with Corena from Bella Bleu Embroidery! Learn about tips and techniques in this fun and quick in the hoop sweater project and start building their closet today. As they say, you can never have too many outfits!  5x7 hoops are required to stitch out this sweater.
Taught by: Corena from Bella Bleu Embroidery


Sew High Pile with Style -- This class will take you through the steps for successfully stitching on fluffy, high-pile materials like towels, stockings, sherpa and fleece!  Dawn shares tips and tricks for selecting the best-suited embroidery designs and fonts for your high pile projects, which supplies to use for the best results, and more!

Taught by: Dawn Chace from Creative Appliques Embroidery


Create a Deco Mesh Wreath with Embroidered Pieces

Taught by: Wendy Skaggs from Sweet N Sassy Blanks & Such and Sweet N Sassy Designs


Hooded Towels

Taught by: Wendy Skaggs from Sweet N Sassy Blanks & Such and Sweet N Sassy Designs


Trends in Applique -- Satin stitch appliques are beautiful and durable, but let's go beyond traditional and look at ways to make your trendy bean stitch and blanket stitch applique designs look clean and professional. No raggedy edges here!

Taught by: Lyndsie Salcido from Lynnie Pinnie Embroidery


4x4 Fun-Maximizing your Small Hoops -- Think outside the hoop and join Shelia to learn fun ways to go beyond what you previously thought your 4x4 hoops were capable of!  Stretch your creativity and expand your design potential!

Taught by: Sheila Ryan from Designs by Babymoon


Bleaching your Sublimation Designs -- Trendy bleaching techniques are a cool, new way to make your designs POP!  Learn creative ways to get a fun look that takes your sublimated shirt designs to the next level. 

Taught by: Sheila Ryan from Embroidery Designers Mall


Heat Transfer Vinyl 101 -- Become familiar with digital cutting and see how easy and affordable it is to add Silhouette Cameo technology and heat transfer vinyl to your hobby or business. Learn the basics of cutting and applying heat transfer vinyl and expand your creative options! 

Taught by: Carlissa Book from Niche Creative Studio


No Need To Fear ITH Projects -- ITH (In the Hoop) projects can be intimidating for those who've never tried them, but there's no need to fear! Jacki Bauman from Ellia Jacksford Designs walks you through step by step instructions to show you how easy it is to create designs that look like they're store bought. Never fear ITH projects again after stitching along with this easy to follow video tutorial!
Taught by: Wendy Skaggs from Ellia Jacksford Designs




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