Online class with Natalie Chanin

Creative Embellishments

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Learn Natalie Chanin’s signature methods for embellishing hand-sewn garments.

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Based in Florence, Alabama, Natalie "Alabama" Chanin is the founder and creative director of the popular lifestyle company Alabama Chanin and The Scho...Read more

Lessons (6)

Design Basics
1. Design Basics
Meet Natalie and get a refresher on the methods and materials you'll need to get started, including fabrics, threads and beads. Then she guides you th...Read more
14min
Four Key Stitches
2. Four Key Stitches
Create an array of embellishment effects, Alabama Chanin-style, with just four easy stitches! Natalie shares her unique grid system that will keep you...Read more
28min
Adding Beads & Sequins
3. Adding Beads & Sequins
Beads and sequins add sparkle, texture and dimension to garments. Discover Natalie's simple methods to add seed, chop and bugle beads to your stitchin...Read more
18min
Quilting & Reverse-Appliqué Techniques
4. Quilting & Reverse-Appliqué Techniques
Start your embellishment swatches by using the basic straight, or running, stitch to quilt two layers of fabric together. Cut away the top layer using...Read more
22min
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Based in Florence, Alabama, Natalie "Alabama" Chanin is the founder and creative director of the popular lifestyle company Alabama Chanin and The Scho...Read more

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