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New Favorite Scarf:)

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Beginner Serging: Machine Basics & Techniques taught by Amy Alan

Take your serger out of the closet! Learn the fundamental setup stitches, then make three posh projects: an exposed zipper bag, an ombré ruffled apron and a striped knit scarf.

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Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Whimsical, Cute, Funky
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What materials did you use? ivory interlock, mystery cotton fabric, silk ribbon, acrylic crochet thread

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What are you most proud of? The edging! I was so excited about the thread I had chosen for the edging, but I had such a hard time getting it to work. I was starting to worry that It was to thick--it's a size 5 crochet thread. after many attempts, I figured out the right combination of threads, very sharp, new needles, and correct tension settings. Yay!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Do lots of experiments on scraps...I tested the flatlock at least 20 times before trying it on my real fabric, AND I went through over half the skein of yarn before I finally figured out the correct settings for the edge braid.

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I'm still in love with your scarf! That teal and coral fabric is so pretty! You did a really great job, and I'm proud of you for sticking with the decorative thread and taking the time to get it just right. I'm giving you a virtual high-five! ;)

07/15/2013 Flag

Thanks:) I can't wait for winter!

07/16/2013 Flag

This turned out so beautiful!

09/29/2013 Flag

Thank you so much! I am so proud of it:) I wanted to give up on that edge braid so many times!

10/06/2013 Flag

I want to use yard on something. How does that go thru a needle? makes no sense to me.

01/06/2014 Flag