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Melanie Coakley

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President and Owner

Local Address: Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
Embroidery FX

Employment History


  • degree
    University of Georgia
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Melanie ..., 26 Oct 2012 [cached]
Melanie Coakley
with Melanie Coakley Special guest and embroidery business guru, Melanie Coakley, will show you how easy it is to start your own embroidery business. In just a few hours a month, you can easily earn extra income. Enjoy the flexibility of working from home. Whether it is caps, purses, school bags, jackets, uniforms, baby items, shirts or home decor, Melanie will show you how to make it happen. Get hands-on training and the confidence to start or build your own embroidery business. Melanie will take you from "Just For Fun" to "Just Got Paid" in no-time! In this comprehensive seminar, you will learn what it takes to easily start a successful embroidery business, the resources necessary, and where to find your customers. Melanie is President and Owner of Embroidery FX in Chattanooga, TN. She is happy to share her 20+ years of knowledge through in-depth information about how to create beautiful embroideries and, if you want, turn those creations into income! She began her embroidery business over twenty years ago, and will now show you how easy it is to start your own embroidery business.
Tortilla Designs - Embroidery, crafts, sewing, and fashion designTortilla Designs | Embroidery, crafts, sewing, and fashion design [cached]
I went to a similar class about 18 months ago that really inspired me, put on by Melanie Coakley of Embroidery FX that was awesome too.
Original Sewing & Quilt Expo Faculty, 26 April 2010 [cached]
Melanie Coakley
Melanie is President and Owner of EmbroideryFX located in Chattanooga, TN. Nineteen years ago she stopped travelling for a nationally known sewing machine company and started a commercial embroidery business from her home. This quickly evolved into a retail location spcializing in custome logos. She had created embroidery for high profile customers as well as local business. Her experience brings her to educate others interested in complete embroidery experience: techniques, products and digitizing. She is a contributing writer for trade magazines, and a frequent speaker for industry events. Her degree is in textiles and art from the University of Georgia. She has enhanced her embroidery experience by offering products used in the commercial embroidery industry to home embroidery enthusiasts so that they too can create beautiful embroideries!
Norwalk Vacuum Cleaner and Sewing Machine Service, Sales and Repair - Norwalk, CA - Seminars, 15 Aug 2010 [cached]
Then I attended a seminar titled "Creating A Stable Environment For Your Embroidery" by Melanie Coakley. I was amazed at how much I didn't know about fabric, stabilizers, thread, hoping, and just embroidery in general. It was the most beneficial thing I ever did for my hobby…"
Melanie Coakley, National Education coordinator for RNK Distributing, exclusive distributors of Foriani Products is known for her love of sewing, textiles, embroidery and digitizing. Melanie's passion for the sewing industry has taken her all over the country teaching the art of embroidery. Before the introduction of computerized machines, she trained in Switzerland in the art of free motion embroidery and sewing machine techniques. She recalls the "WOW" factor when she saw her first computerized embroidery machine, and of course had to have one, then two, and so on! She decided to add custom digitizing, and trained in the art of Digitizing with Walter Floriani. She quickly realized there was a market for her talents and started her commercial embroidery business in 1990. She was recognized within the industry and began teaching at educational events throughout the United States. She is a writer for industry magazine, enthusiastic about sharing her knowledge in how to produce beautiful embroideries from start to finish. She is a frequent speaker at industry events where she loves to share her 20-plus years of embroidery knowledge. Her energetic presentation and way of sharing in-depth information will keep you in stitches!
"Creating A Stable Environment For your Embroidery" By Melanie Coakley
Staff - Moore's Sewing, Vacuum and Fan, 24 July 2014 [cached]
Melanie Coakley's - Earn Money While Having Fun With Embroidery!
Melanie Coakley's - Earn Money While Having Fun With Embroidery!
Melanie Coakley's - Earn Money While Having Fun With Embroidery!
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