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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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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Casual
faux nom on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Organic cotton jersey, createx airbrush paint, Alabama Chanin stencil.

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Fabulous. Useful to hear about your experience with the rib knit as well.

07/03/2014 Flag

Thanks, everyone! Sorry I don't have a photo of me modeling it, but perhaps one of these days I'll be able to train my husband to take a good fashion shot :)

07/06/2014 Flag

That is a work of art - bet you get lots of comments on it! Love your covered buttons too.

07/11/2014 Flag

Lovely piece of art. I have watched this video twice. Some parts more. I finally am ready to stencil a tee but find I am dragging my feet. I am afraid to lay out the stencil. Any tips as your jacket is sew beautiful???

07/14/2014 Flag

sewknitgrandma - if you look at my other projects you'll see that I started with really basic stuff. I used an old sheet for my first project, then graduated to recycling thrift store t-shirts. I ended up investing in an air-brush setup and have really enjoyed learning to do the stenciling. Once I felt reasonably competent, I bought the gorgeous fabric from Alabama Chanin, and started creating my own versions of commercial patterns. So the best tip I can give you is to start simple, and don't be afraid to experiment. Have fun!

07/17/2014 Flag