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Nature Calls

This is a workshop offered by Claudia Dinnell, but she has agreed to let Sew Much Fun! teach this as a Certified Shop.

Explore the adventure of outdoor camping with Nature Calls!

Enjoy the vast expanse of green tinted forests, the symphony of water falling down a mountain stream, and the abundance of wild life as all co-exist on majestic mountains.  When it comes to nature, sometimes you just gotta go!

In this 1-Day Workshop students will use Claudia’s multi-hooping technique for 100% Perfect Placement!

You will get one of the long blocks finished during this class.

Quilt size  50 X 65

What can students expect to learn?

  •          Master your embroidery machine!
  •          Improve hooping skills
  •          Re-position designs within the hoop
  •          Rotate designs for precision placement
  •          Marking grid for 1st stitch placement
  •          “Sew Through a design” without thread
  •          Get tips & techniques that make your embroidery flat, fun & flawless

Must have an 8″x12″ hoop or larger.  Pre-class Preparation Needed.  An email will be sent with preparation instructions after you have signed up.

Formats: art exp dst hus jef pes vip vp3 

Fabric Supply List:

2 yards Cream tone on tone Background Fabric
1 ½ yards Sashing & Inner Border Fabric
¼ yard Gold Fabric for Quarter Inch Borders surrounding blocks
1/3 yard Contrast fabric (Green) for Seminole Piecing
6 yards Fusible Woven Interfacing by OESD or Shape Flex 101 by Pellon (20” wide)
2 yards Outer Border Fabric (no piecing) (Not needed in class)
½ yard Binding (Not needed in class)
4 yards Backing (Not needed in class)
72” x 60” Batting (Not needed in class)
Embroidery Supply List:
Hoop Requirements: stitch field must be 7.44” wide x 11.10” high or larger
All Hoops must have a grid/template
Light to Medium Weight Tear Away (5 yards)
1 Roll Polymesh Cutaway Stabilizer by OESD (20” wide x 10 yards)
Temporary Adhesive Spray
Removable fabric marking pen (thin tip/ do not use air erasable)
Embroidery Needles 80/12
Terial Magic Starch (mandatory)
Basic embroidery kit including small doubled curved scissors, tweezers
Large Wonder Clips (4-6 clips) to hold embroidery out of the way
Arrow shaped post it notes by Post-It-Notes

Threads: Isacord 40 wt. Embroidery Thread

Greens (Trees):
5934 Moss Green
5833 Limabean
6133 Caper
5633 Lime
0453 Army Drab

1233 Pony
0941 Golden Grain
0747 Golden Brown
0922 Ashley Gold
1115 Copper

0722 Khaki
1123 Carmel Creme
1172 Ivory
0933 Redwood

Blue & Gray:
3842 Copenhagen
0152 Dolphin

Additional Colors:
0015 White
0020 Black

Skill Level:
Skill Details:
Open to BERNINA embroidery machines only. Participant must be familiar with their machine.
Materials Included:
Price includes the Nature Calls design on a USB stick

Nature Calls

$ 175.00
includes embroidery designs
Fri, Apr 23, 2021 at 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
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