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Thread Painting with Chris Eichner - "Cavalier Crow"



Supplies: 

1. Cavalier Crow Panel, available from Asheville Cotton Co.

2. Free motion foot (aka hopping foot, darning foot) check manual or dealer for your machine

3. Cut Away stabilizer, Sulky or Bernina, non-woven, non fusible stabilizer

4. Straight pins 

5. Small sharp scissors

6. Small pair sharp tweezers 

7. Large eye sharp darning sewing needle, for bobbin work to pull thread to wrong side

8. Top stitch sewing machine needle 90/14 or Metallic 90/14 and Microtex 80/12

9. Optional- 6 inch wood embroidery hoop with set screw 

10. Optional- Light box 

11. Marking pen e.g. Frixon or clover 

12. Extra bobbins 

13. Optional Bobbin Work case for your machine if available 

14. Sewing machine manual 

15. Extension table is helpful 

Threads: 

1. Bobbin fill such as Cotton & Steele 50 wt. cotton; Sulky 60 wt poylite polyester or Aurifil 50 wt., or Mettler 50 wt. cotton 

2. Machine Embroidery threads, suggestions: Sulky Blendables 30 wt., 50 wt. Mettler cotton silk finish, 50 wt. Aurifil or your favorite brand. Sulky 30 wt. Blendables are variegated and provide nice color changes for leaves and petals. Sulky Sliver Metallic 145-8040 and additional Sulky Sliver metallics are available at Asheville Cotton Co for additional detail and shimmer!

 
HOMEWORK:

● CLEAN your machine and oil (if it is a machine that needs oil) prior to class. 

● BE CERTAIN to know how to drop FEED DOG 

● KNOW HOW TO ADJUST YOUR UPPER THREAD TENSION, ESPECIALLY IF YOUR MACHINE IS COMPUTERIZED

● Please bring a bag lunch or snack as only ½ hour for lunch 

ALL questions are welcomed please call Chris Eichner 828-421-6562 or Email chriseeichner@gmail.com



Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: Confident Beginner
Instructor: Chris Eichner
Instructor Bio: Chris Eichner
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