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Modern Pillow

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 Home Decor
Carol Ann Waugh on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? White cotton fabric, Valdani #12 embroidery thread, Aurifil #12 cotton thread, Essential cotton thread for the quilting and piecing, fusible interfacing, fusible fleece, poly stuffing.

Carol Ann Waugh on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? That I broke the rules already by using red thread (a no no!)

Carol Ann Waugh on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? In hindsight, for a small project like this, I should have just started with one large background. Trying to match the stitching lines in a seam is close to impossible. If this was a quilt, I could have easily gotten around this issue by sashing but I like the interaction of the pattern so I chose to let the lines be where they lay (oh my, what WOULD the quilt police say???) Do I care?

Carol Ann Waugh on craftsy.com

Was this done with the circle attachment

08/20/2013 Flag

No, I just drew the lines using a pencil and compass and followed the line with stitching.

07/18/2014 Flag

Very nice!

06/11/2014 Flag

WOW, this is beautiful.

07/13/2014 Flag

The pillow is absolutely beautiful. I took your first class and was awesome.

08/27/2014 Flag

I appreciate your answering the questions!

09/16/2014 Flag