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Covered Stitch 'bible'.

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Cover showing stupendous stitching

Created in this Craftsy Course

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 Funky
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What materials did you use? Prewashed calico; cotton wadding; machine embroidery and couching using various threads and cords; hand embroidery using DMC embroidery threads;

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What are you most proud of? I love the techniques I learned and the mixing of colours I would not normally put together in one relatively small piece.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Go for it!

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This is only about 22 x 8 inches when open - much smaller than the fat quarter piece I am still working on from the class. This was my 'test piece'.

10/09/2013 Flag

Love this piece. You choice of a white background really shows the stitches. Thanks for sharing!

10/09/2013 Flag

Ah, a stitch bible. So glad to see one posted. Encourages me to get started on mine. Lovely job.

10/25/2013 Flag

Very useful for this class and also in general. I have people with the same machine at my craft group borrowing my 'bible' as they haven't their own.

11/01/2013 Flag