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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 Wall Hanging
Style Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Navy Blue Cotton Quilting Fabric, Fusible Fleece, Wonder-Under, Variegated Thread, Metallic Thread, Top Stitching Thread, Thrift Store Yarns for couching, Thrift Store Embroidery Floss for Couching and Embroidery, Hot-Fix crystals, Nylon Cord. Finished Dimensions: 15" wide x 21" high

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Very nice! I love your use of variegated thread against the navy background. Using a solid background allows for fun free motion stitching!

07/18/2014 Flag

Thanks. This was a little challenging for me to machine quilt. I changed machines a couple time to find one that worked better for me. I had some top thread looping on the back (tension problems I have yet to figure out. I decided to leave it as the front looked good. A little Fray Check on the back should should lock the stitching I hope. I have been looking at the completed projects and am so happy they are there to learn from each other and for inspiration. Cheers, Daine

07/18/2014 Flag