Webinars - video tips and tutorials for machine embroidery

OESD Webinars

We have over 150 years combined machine embroidery experience, and we love to share our expertise with you! We are pleased to offer webinar training to our customers. These are some of the tutorial videos from our YouTube channel.



Stitch and Turn Embroidered Teddy Bear
Make a mini stuffed teddy bear right on your embroidery machine. This video will walk you through how to make this sweet bear, which can be stitched on fleece or Minkee fabric.

How to Embroider a Stuffed Animal
In this tutorial, you will learn how to embroider a stuffed animal - specifically ones that contain special "pillows" inside for easy removal. These "Embroidery Buddies" are available here.

Bathtime Fun Hooded Towel Tutorial
Learn tips and techniques for creating an embroidered hooded towel from the Bathtime Fun #12356 embroidery collection.

New Embroidery Technique Tutorial: Stipple Scribbles
Discover a new embroidery technique and create dimension on anything! The digitizing is a combination of stipple stitches and variegated threads, and the design is stitched on tulle or netting. The resulting embroidery can then be tacked onto your project. Watch this tutorial for instructions on how to create this new technique.

Machine Embroidery Basics: Hooping Tutorial
Learning to correctly hoop your embroidery project yields the best professional results – matching outlines, pucker-free fabric, and smooth stitching. Watch this tutorial for great tips on machine embroidery hooping.

Machine Embroidery Basics: Stabilizer Tips and Tutorials
Learn more about the foundation of any machine embroidery project: stabilizer. This tutorial covers hooping tips, cut-away, tear-away and wash-away stabilizer, specialty stabilizers, and how to store stabilizer.

Stitching on Paper
Learn how to use your embroidery machine to stitch a design on paper. Make personalized greeting cards from your machine using cardstock, mulberry paper or handmade paper. Featuring designs from Stitched With Love #12557.

Embroidery Basics: Needles and Threads
This video covers the best practices in the use of needles and threads for your upcoming embroidery projects.

Freestanding Lace Applique Tutorial
Learn the secrets to making successful freestanding lace and freestanding applique projects. From fabric preparation to stabilizer to building to storing... learn from the professionals at OESD for your positive FSL and FSA embroidery results.

Pre-cut Applique Technique for Embroidery Machines Tutorial
Learn how to use your embroidery machine to do pre-cut applique using Applique Fuse & Stick stabilizer.

In The Hoop Zippered Pouches
This video tutorial shows you how to make a zippered pouch in the hoop with your embroidery machine, using design collection In the Hoop Zippered Pouches #12519. Makes a great coin purse, passport holder, pencil bag or tablet carrying case!

Paper Piecing Star Block Instructions
Make a whole quilt, or a simple mug-rug with this fast and easy paper piecing design. You will be hooked once you try this easy to learn process! This video features Paper Piecing Star Block #19999-017.

How to Embroider the Left Chest of a T-shirt
In this video we will go over tips for embroidering the left chest of a t-shirt. Embroidering tees is fun and easy when you follow a few simple guidelines. We will be stitching designs from Painted Sports Applique #12472.

Quilting with an Embroidery Machine
In this video you will learn how to use your embroidery machine to quilt your projects! We will discuss 3 different methods for hooping and techniques for planning the placement of your quilting designs on your quilt. Whether you want to stitch together a wallhanging or a bed quilt, this class will give you ideas on how your embroidery machine can help! Featuring designs from Doodle Line Quilting #12476.

Stitch 'n Turn Projects
This video will walk you through step by step how to create Stitch 'N' Turn in the hoop embroidery projects. Features Minkee Monsters #12399. Make a stuffed toy or animal right in your embroidery hoop!

Embroidering Ready to Wear
Instructions and tips on doing machine embroidery on ready to wear garments. Learn how to embroider on a jeans pocket, how to deal with facings and linings, and how to get great placement for your embroidery designs.

Freestanding Lace Bouquet
In this webinar recording you will see step by step instructions on creating the lace flower designs, ideas for how to create beautiful finished projects, and tips for how to get the most from your designs.

Tips and Tricks for Tiling Scenes
In this webinar, you will learn tips and tricks for getting the most beautiful result from your tiling scene projects. While we will feature OESD's new tiling scene collection, the techniques discussed are also applicable to other Tiling Scene projects.

Tips and Tricks for Dimensional Lace
In this webinar, you will learn tips and tricks for getting the most beautiful result from your dimensional lace projects. While we will feature the new Freestanding Lace Cross collection, the techniques discussed are also applicable to the Christmas Village and other freestanding lace projects.

How to Make Felt Bookmarks
Step by step - make fun and easy bookmarks for your favorite reader with your embroidery machine. Features designs from the "Mark My Words 4" collection.