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AC Doily - Use Those Remnants!

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AC Cake Plate Doily

Created in this Craftsy Course

Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric: Stenciling, Appliqué, Beading and Embroidery taught by Natalie Chanin

Designer Natalie Chanin will show you how to hand-sew appliqué and add artistic stencils and stitches to turn a Vogue coat pattern (included free!) into a work of art.

Other projects made as part of this class:

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Home Decor
Sizing Other
Style Casual, Holiday
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What materials did you use? AC cotton jersey, dark grey & medium grey embroidery floss, dark grey AC sequins, grey button craft thread

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What are you most proud of? I made this as a gift for my Sister-In-Law. 23 of us are converging at their Gettysburg farm for Thanksgiving and this is a hostess gift.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This project is great way to use AC scraps, even tiny ones will work for the petals of the doily. I found it easier and faster to embroider the eyelets and then sew the petals onto the base. Also the bottom corners of each petal should be aligned with the 1/2 inch seam allowance so that the corners are caught between the two layers of fabric. The middle of the petal will be about 1/16 inch over the SA but everything will be neatly enclosed. I had to double pin the petals to keep them in the right spot as worked around the circle. This is a quick project and now that I've used up all of my AC fabric I can order more! :)

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What a lovely gift - it's so cute.

10/22/2013 Flag

so cute! and so well done too. what a great idea.

10/23/2013 Flag

Hmmm. What can I invite you to? This is lovely!

10/23/2013 Flag

Great idea!!

10/25/2013 Flag

This is so pretty! What is the width of petals, and diameter of circle that it all worked out so perfect, is there a formula you used!

12/14/2013 Flag