Advanced Embroidery Digitizing Lessons

Go beyond normal embroidery designs

Learn how to create artistic merit embroidery designs

Learn how to blend thread colors like paint to create visually stunning results. This lesson will teach you how to use opposing stitch angles to change how color is perceived, how to use a combination of stitch types to create dimension, and more.

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Learn how to create freestanding lace designs

This lesson is a true testament to John’s old-school digitizing roots. Being the last Schiffli Master Digitizer still alive and teaching in North America, in this lesson, John takes you by the hand and teaches you how to manually digitize freestanding lace.

Learn how to create ITH projects with zipper insertions

This in-the-hoop (ITH) digitizing lesson will teach you how to easily create a custom zipper insertion that can be applied to virtually any embroidery project you can imagine. Whether it be bags, pants, jackets, or almost anything else!

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Important Notice

Please note: Even if you consider yourself an advanced digitizer, we do highly recommend our Digitizer’s Dream Course as a prerequisite before taking our advanced lessons. It covers the foundational theory and rules you’ll be using and building upon within these lessons.