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Machine Embroidery Basics 101

Let's demystify how to hoop an embroidery hoop and do your first embroidery design. In this class you will learn embroidery hooping, stabilizers, needles, embroidery threads and other machine embroidery basics. The last part of class will be on how to use your embroidery machine designs to stitch out a design. Did you know we have limited classroom
embroidery machines for those who are interested in learning what machine embroidery is all about or for those who want to take classes but not move their heavy embroidery machines? Call in to reserve your classroom machine.

This lecture/demo/embroidery class is open to any machine embroidery machine type and skill level. Bring your machine and all embroidery supplies from the class supply list.

Class supply instructions will be mailed out 2 - 3 weeks before class. These communications will be sent out via our newsletter system. Please don't delete them or you will not have the information needed for the class.

Please review our class policies before registering:
Skill Level:
Skill Details:
This is open to everyone. Those who own any brand embroidery machine and those who are thinking of getting one.
Instructor Name:
Teri Lloyd
Instructor Bio:
Freelance Costume Stitcher, Alterations, Custom Dressmaking, Cosplay Costumes, General Sewing, Embroidery, Virtual Sewing Tutor, Sewing Instruction and Sewing Consultant.

Teri has been sewing 40+ years creating beautiful clothing per clients' desires, working as a sample maker/pattern tester for Dos De Tejas Patterns in Texas as well as doing alterations for dry-cleaners, Talbots and various Boutiques throughout Pennsylvania. In 1996 Teri sewed the clothes featured in the New Home Fashion Show with Dos De Tejas Patterns in Nashville, TN. Along the way she also did pattern testing for The Creative Machine Newsletter in 1997.

After moving back to Wisconsin in 2010 Teri changed things up a bit and added sewing costumes for Theatre and Entertainment. She has worked in Costume Shops in NYC and FL on products of 2019 Madonna Madame X Tour, Hamilton The Broadway Musical, Radio City Music Hall Rockettes, Disney On Ice, Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Marvel Universe Live, Sesame Street Live, Disney Live, 2015 Madonna Rebel Heart World Tour, 2015 Madonna Music Living For love Video, Nuclear Cowboyz/Cowgirlz and over 31 productions at The Fireside Theatre.

Her greatest desire is to share her love and vast knowledge of sewing with all sewists who desire to increase their sewing expertise.

When not working at The Electric Needle you can find Teri at, and on Facebook and Instagram @terisuniquestitching.

Machine Embroidery Basics 101

$ 50.00
Supplies extra

Tuesday - Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 2pm
Sunday & Monday CLOSED

 call 608-422-5449 text 608 831 3770

4281 West Beltline Hwy
       Madison, WI 53711