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coat hanger

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Category Knitting
Style Traditional, Classic
Katammy on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? cotton, organza, pellon, coat hanger embroidery thread, potpourri and lace

Katammy on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? The lace really adds to the charm of this project and you could change the smell by adding perfume

Katammy on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? I added an iron on pellon to the fabric to add a cushion like feel to it if you wanted extra you could add more. Choose your lace carefully, you could use a coloured coat hanger instead, there are even ways to cover that part. please note there are instruction for the sewing part in my project not the computer digitizing as you read the instructions you can use any applique embroidery that you like trimming away the fabric and laying down the organza before finishing the embroidery

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i love candle-wicking and embroidery, and this looks like a challenge to me!

08/05/2013 Flag

Wouldlove the pattern and instructions. Beautiful

08/06/2013 Flag

Hi there I created a pdf of this project for DesignsBySick some time ago you can google "coat hanger with pot pourri" and download it for free

08/07/2013 Flag

so would I, I tried to find the pattern on Craftsy but didn't have any luck

09/23/2014 Flag

Where did the embroidered heart come from? It looks like it might have been done with a wing needle. Would like to know this .....

08/06/2013 Flag

The design I created on the computer and sent to the embroidery machine as an embroider though you could use other embroiders that might say applique but instead of adding a fabric you cut it away and add organza hope this makes sense

08/07/2013 Flag

PS -I didn't use a wing needle- only one layer of organza no stabilizer * a wing needle is a great idea

08/07/2013 Flag

This would make a nice gift! I like it very elegant beautiful work. bravo!

09/03/2014 Flag

Lovely project!! You have inspired me to add that "extra touch" of personalization when I construct a new design for a client. What fun it will be to present on such a pretty hanger!! Thank you for sharing your work!!

05/13/2015 Flag