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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
Style Funky, Casual, Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Hand painted cotton, various types of cording, colored threads, embroidery floss

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What are you most proud of? I took this piece in a different direction, made the quilt a wonky shape and hung it off-kilter. I also bent Carol's rule/wise advice about spacing the stitching (but there are no rules, so I knew I'd be okay!) and made room for the quilting step.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? After making your first Stupendous Stitching piece, make another and take it in a new direction!

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How did you sew it back together? By hand or machine? A seam or just overlapping?

08/12/2012 Flag

Hi Claire, the sewing back together part was done by machine, sewn right sides together with a small seam allowance.

08/13/2012 Flag

I love the fractured nature of this.

08/19/2012 Flag

Thanks! I love lines that aren't straight :-)

08/19/2012 Flag

I just got my course, and can't wait to start on it. great use of colours

09/16/2012 Flag

Thanks bubbieone, enjoy the course, you're going to have lots of fun :-)

09/16/2012 Flag

This is great. Thanks for posting. I'm still working on mine.

11/19/2012 Flag

Thanks DonaleeK! Have fun :)

11/19/2012 Flag

I really like how you cut it and re-arranged it!

11/23/2012 Flag

Thanks DonaleeK, this was totally fun :-)

11/23/2012 Flag