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First Real Garment Attempt

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Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric: Stenciling, Appliqué, Beading and Embroidery taught by Natalie Chanin

Designer Natalie Chanin will show you how to hand-sew appliqué and add artistic stencils and stitches to turn a Vogue coat pattern (included free!) into a work of art.

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What materials did you use? Bamboo rayon

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What are you most proud of? Love the entire outfit, the colors, the stitching, the feel of the fabric

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Enjoy the journey, take your time, it is so worth it

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Beautiful work! Love the colors. What pattern did you use for the dress?

08/18/2013 Flag

Beautiful! What pattern did you use?

08/19/2013 Flag

Thanks for the compliments. The top is from a basic t shirt pattern I always use and chang the sytle, this one i just split it on the diagonal. The skirt is fom an old vogue pattern #7057 that I reuse many times. Must add I am soooo enjoying this class have since bought an air brush and compressor.

08/23/2013 Flag

Did you notice any differences using the bamboo rayon compared to cotton jersey?

09/30/2013 Flag

I have not used cotton jersey yet, I imagine the cotton is quite stable whereas the bamboo jersey is soft and drapery, so I pinned quite a it. I do like the feel of it. A hint for pinning, I pin from the wrong side so then the thread does not get caught up in the pin ends. Then I turn right side out for stitching. Enjoy.

10/04/2013 Flag