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2019: Embroidered Monster Reading Pillow


These delightful monsters with cray eyes are just too fun.  You will learn about accurate placement of designs and text content.  You can also learn how to make piping to go around the pillow. The monster pillow designs are provided but this pillow can easily be modified to fit a different theme or age group, simply bring 6-10 design files of your choice.  This pillow design is geared to a 5"x7" (or smaller) size embroidery hoop.

Recommended fabrics: Solids, reads-as-solids, subtle modern small prints, mottled fabrics work best, they allow the embroidery thread and the design to shine.  Choose fabric colors on the light to medium side. Busy prints, multi-colored prints, stripes, plaids and novelty fabrics are not recommended.

Fabric Requirements:

1/2 yard for the front bottom half and pillow back
2/3 yard for the front top half, binding, and piping
6-10 fabric scraps for the Monster Body Applique Shapes (7"-10" squares should be enough)
16"Pillow form (we have these available for purchase at the shop)



Skill Level: intermediate
Skill Details:
Materials Included: Embroidery Designs and class instruction
Requirements: Bring basic embroidery and sewing supplies including your machines. If you would like to stitch on one of our machines please call us in advance, we are happy to set either an embroidery or a sewing machine (or both) up for you in the classroom. Also bring embroidery thread colors that coordinate with your fabric selections, 7-10 sheets of medium cutaway stabilizer, a rotary cutter, fabric marker, zipper foot or piping foot for your sewing machine, 80" of 1/4" (or slightly smaller) cotton cording for piping.
Instructor: Mary Beth Dunn
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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.