The fun, new technique to create surface texture called raw edge cutwork is a bold way to incorporate surface design into your craft projects. In the “Stitch & Slash” Craftsy course, you’ll learn how to use innovative methods to reveal patterns, colors and shapes in your fabric crafts. This comprehensive course covers everything you need to know about surface design, from learning how to choose the right fabrics to adding machine embroidery for a finished look. Perfect for those that already know a little about sewing and stitches, this class is the best way to get into surface design cutwork.
Taught by Carol Ann Waugh, award-winning fiber artist, author, and artist on The Quilt Show, this Craftsy course is packed full of great information, tips and instruction. “Stitch & Slash” gives you the methodology and hands-on instruction to tackle any surface design project, adding intrigue, character and texture to your crafts.
This Craftsy course starts at the very beginning by teaching new students the basics of surface design and the materials to use that will give you the colors and values you want. The course then moves onto more advanced skills to show how you can use raw edge cutwork to add character to pillows, handbags, quilts and more. No matter what sewing skill level you have, this course is sure to teach you something new.
In Waugh’s Craftsy class, course members will learn expert techniques from one of the best in the industry. Coursework includes designing and stitching, slashing, layering, adding texture and sandwiching following the step-by-step video instructions given by Waugh.
With over two full hours of instruction broken up into easy-to-follow lessons, the “Stitch & Slash” class walks you through each lesson with careful precision. In order to excel in this course, class members will need to know how to use a rotary cutter, know basic machine quilting and know how to use some quilting tools in order to follow along with Waugh and create the projects included in the course.
The best part about this Craftsy course is that once members sign up for “Stitch & Slash,” they can take the course whenever it is convenient for them. Members who sign up for Craftsy courses are given login information for the course and are able to access the course at any time from the comfort of their own home.
Better yet, access to the “Stitch & Slash” course never expires, so course members can return to the course again and again to refresh their knowledge or review a technique. Craftsy courses are interactive and provide much more learning support than other instructional videos on the web. Course members are able to ask the expert instructor questions, post photos of their projects, discuss projects and questions with other course members, and bookmark parts of the course to return to at a later time.
Sign up for this fun, new Craftsy course today and add some jazz to your sewing projects with the raw edge cutwork techniques taught by Waugh. You’ll see that sometimes destroying stitches and fabric can actually reveal their hidden beauty, and Waugh shows you exactly how to do that.