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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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Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Art
Petra Pilkingto on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Fabric, acrylic paint, threads in different colours, sari yarn, different couching materials including wool, rope and embroidery yarn.

Petra Pilkingto on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? Colour combination as it was quite random

Petra Pilkingto on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? just try it, you will have so much fun

Petra Pilkingto on craftsy.com

The texture you created makes me want to reach through my computer screen and touch! Love all the stitching. How did you create those circles???

07/13/2014 Flag

Thank you so very much . Aren't those circles great? It is called Peking,Chinese or blind knot and is used in Chinese silk embroidery. Great instructions for the knot on embroidery.rocksea.org/stitch/knots..

07/15/2014 Flag

I love this piece! Your work is so inspirational! Thanks for sharing.

07/16/2014 Flag

Thank you. Putting paint to fabric really brings it to life and creates another layer of texture.

07/17/2014 Flag

Just delicious!!

08/08/2014 Flag

Thank you so much

08/15/2014 Flag