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Balloon Fiesta!

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Created in this Craftsy class

Stupendous Stitching: Adventures in Surface Design taught by Carol Ann Waugh

Set your sewing machine and imagination free in this fun exploration of embroidery designs, decorative sewing machine stitches, couching and binding.

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What materials did you use? DMC Silk, DMC cotton

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What are you most proud of? I was able to give this to them as a Thank You gift for hosting my family for the event.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Just like Carol says, "More is Better!" Also, if its your first time couching, start slow. It's not hard but it feels a little weird and awkward at first. The project will take on a life of its own and "There Are No Mistakes!"

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Your hand work is outstanding. Beautiful piece and thanks for sharing. You've inspired me!

02/07/2014 Flag

Carol Ann, you are a rock star! Your work is so amazing, cool and unbelievably fun to do. So, thanks for the compliment and inspiration. I can't wait to show you my next piece!

02/09/2014 Flag

What a beautiful piece of work, I love it!

02/10/2014 Flag

Just gorgeous!

02/23/2014 Flag

Very nice! I love the stitches and colours!

07/18/2014 Flag

A very beautiful piece!! And thank you so much for the shout out to Mary Corbet at, a very cool and helpful website, I found some new stitches that I want to use in my piece.

07/27/2014 Flag