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STUPENDOUS STITCHING

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Blue river

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Project Upcycle: Thrifty Sewing Projects taught by Betz White

Thrifters unite! Using basic sewing skills and an eagle eye for the good stuff at yard sales, you'll turn cast-off clothes into cute accessories.

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Category Sewing
Type Home Decor
Style Funky, Casual, Classic
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What materials did you use? BATIK background. fibers, all the thread you can find

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What are you most proud of? Learning some of the stitches you can use.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Anything goes. Doing the hand embroidery was fun!

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The stitches are so pretty. Is this quilting stitches or just fancy stitching on one layer of fabric?

01/24/2012 Flag

I don't know how to quilt. We used all the fancy stitches our machines had. After that was done, then we went along each row of stitching and just did a running top stitch 1/4" away. The piece was in layers and I think there were four for the last part.

01/24/2012 Flag

Well done on finishing your project. I really like what I can see.

01/25/2012 Flag

very nice. I have a book started with all fabric pages about 15 x 15, that I sew other fabrics to, add buttons, make fabric pictures, etc.... I just keep adding to it. Its not really a book yet, I will get to that some day. I want to make button holes and just add large metal rings to keep it together.

01/27/2012 Flag

Thanks for posting. I really love how you used horizontal lines in your piece. Makes me think I need to start thinking out of the box myself!

02/02/2012 Flag

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

09/05/2012 Flag