Craftsy Block of the Month 2012 »
InstructionsUsing a circular embroidery attachment ensures perfect circles. Point turners also help. TIPS for curved stitching: slow down, shorten stitch length, use your knee-lift for the presser foot to gently nudge the circle every 3 stitches or so.
Type of item: Functional
Style: Whimsical, Mod, Casual, Romantic, Cute
What was your inspiration?
What are you most proud of?
using the circular embroidery attachment to stitch around the center circles...several times....creating "lace"
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Accurate cutting and true 1/4" seams (not scant this time) are a must. I used fusible mesh stabilizer instead of the second background square to back the Dresden plate to reduce bulk. A point turner run around the circle's seam makes smooth edges. The circular embroidery attachment (Bernina #83, but other machines may have one) made quick, perfect work of the circles (thank you, Connie of HH!!!)