EMBROIDERY MACHINE BASICS 2 for Viking and Pfaff embroidery machines not purchased at Murray's Fabric Store
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EMBROIDERY MACHINE BASICS 2 for Viking and Pfaff embroidery machines not purchased at Murray's Fabric Store


Did you recently purchase a Viking or Pfaff embroidery machine, or do your need to review how to use the embroidery machine's built-in software? In order to fully participate in the class, your embroidery machine needs to have the built-in functions covered in the class, or you may want to take this class in order to consider upgrading your embroidery machine. This class will cover using the built-in embroidery machine software for embroidery design. Depending on your Viking/Pfaff embroidery machine, Pfaff/Viking embroidery machines allow you to incorporate a number of embroidery designs into one final stitch out design. This class will remind you about the smart save feature and why or how to use smart save, as well as changing the color of the embroidery design or background of the design. For learning the embroidery design machine software, the class will cover some of the following topics (depending on the class): resizing the design, which may include or not included changing the stitch count of the design, design shaping, adding multiple embroidery designs to create one final embroidery design and how to position and layer the designs for correct stitch out of the final created embroidery design. An example of a complex embroidery design that was created from many smaller embroidery designs will be brought to class and discussed for issues to consider when layering and creating the embroidery design. This class is open only to Viking and Pfaff Embroidery Machines. Bringing your embroidery machine instruction manual is essential to fully participate in the class.


Students that are enrolled in Embroidery Machine Basics 2 will receive 10% off embroidery supplies at Murray's Fabric Store. Mention that your are enrolled in the class in order to receive a 10% discount on embroidery materials.

Instructor: Mardi Byerly

Supply list for the class includes:
Viking Embroidery Machine and embroidery unit
Instruction manual for the Viking Embroidery machine
All Accessories for the embroidery machine (hoops, embroidery foot, embroidery unit and power cord...)
Quality Embroidery Thread and embroidery bobbin thread
Embroidery Machine Needles
Quality Scissors
Recommended: Pen and Notebook

ENROLLMENT INFORMATION: *For one student enrolled, the class will run 1.5 hours. See store policy for enrollment cancellations and refunds.


Instructor: MARDI BYERLY
Instructor Bio: Mardi Byerly grew up learning how to sew as a child. Then, received a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Maryland, College Park and completed post-doctoral training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Marine Biological Laboratory. My training at the University did include utilizing software for designing and creating illustrations in scientific publications, and this background has transferred to a greater understanding of the embroidery software and how to utilize it while creating embroidery designs.
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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.

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  • Phone: (508) 255-0653
  • 11 Route 28, Orleans MA. 02653
  • Shop Hours:
  • Monday - Saturday: 9:00a - 5:00p,
  • * Closed Sundays