Viking/Floriani School

Debbie Homer-Hofhines – Machine Techniques (Husqvarna/Viking Machine Provided)

We are beyond excited to present the Viking/Floriani School. The partnership of these two wonderful companies will ensure that you have four days of excellent sewing education, increase your stabilizer knowledge and enjoy machine embroidery galore. Viking will provide wonderful machines and Debbie will teach you how to use several different Floriani Stabilizer products while you create beautiful machine embroidered accessories for your home. Debbie began sewing as a child and through the years has made her own garments, many home décor items and also developed a love of quilting. She is a Creative Consultant for Floriani/RNK Distributing, has appeared on numerous television shows, and co-authored her first book, Cheaper by the Dozen, in 2012. Join the Viking/Floriani School and create a machine embroidered masterpiece while learning techniques for using many different types of stabilizers for successful machine embroidery with the Viking machine.

Note: Any machine embroidery designs are for in-class use only.

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Debbie Homer-Hofhines – 4 Days (Viking Machine Provided)

Learn the secrets to beautiful machine embroidery creations starting with a range of stabilizers and battings which will be complimented by the Floriani line of special polyester threads for machine embroidery provided for you by RNK Distributing. Enjoy each day with Debbie as you stretch your creative thinking to its maximum! Debbie is a master of “short-cut fun” with a flair for amazing creativity. She will teach you multiple embroidery and stabilizing techniques while creating several beautiful treasures. In class you will create a beautiful four-block wall hanging featuring free-standing embroidery, perfect placement of large designs as well as placement of multiple component embroideries, lace-work, appliqué, deco-piecing and more! Create the beautiful wall hanging using luscious fabrics that include silk dupioni, decorator fabrics, velvet, organza and other complimenting fabrics in neutral tones with just a few darker embellishments for added interest. Learn how to embellish and how to stabilize difficult fabrics like a pro. This four day class will cover practically everything you need to know about machine embroidery, stabilizers and threads. This class will challenge those with years of experience while inspiring the novice to believe in their own gifts and talents.

Note: Any machine embroidery designs are for in-class use only.