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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.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Cute, Casual
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What materials did you use? Jacket is made of 2 layers of medium weight organic cotton. Outer layer is a burgundy and inner layer is a pink. I used the AC paisley stencil with a deep red paint. Reverse appliqued with perle cotton in red and backstitched. I purposely did not cut away the appliqued areas of the stencil in the upper areas of the sleeve because I really like the contrast of the painted/stitched with the cut away areas. Also I did quite a bit of altering to the pattern before doing the AC version. I removed about 2 inches of fullness in the front and through the shawl collar and I straightened out the bottom edge, as I didn't like the points at the bottom. Before altering I felt like the jacket was just way too big and bulky in the front - which is an area of my body I didn't want to add extra bulk :>) I worked on this for about 2 months. I enjoyed the stitching but was really ready to get it done!

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Wow. That is really gorgeous! beautiful stitching. Love the button covering too btw!

09/20/2014 Flag

Beautiful. I like that you made the jacket length. For me it will be a more manageable project to get finished.

04/07/2015 Flag

Great colors.

05/26/2015 Flag

love your coat, choice of colors and fit!

08/29/2015 Flag

So impressive-great fit, great color!

10/22/2015 Flag