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Stupendous Stitching Number 1

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Stupendous Stitching #1

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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
Style Whimsical
Joanna Strohn on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Batik decorated with a variety of fibers, machine and hand embroidery threads.

Joanna Strohn on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? I finally learned to use the many decorative stitches in my machine! I also rediscovered the pleasure of hand embroidery. I want to have many works in progress to take along with me.

Joanna Strohn on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Follow Carol Ann Waugh's lessons closely. She does an excellent job of taking you through each step. I chose not to mount the piece but I'm glad to have those instructions and am pleased I can go back to the course as often as I want when working on future projects. If you love threads as much as I do this is a great excuse to add to your stash!

Joanna Strohn on craftsy.com

Beautiful--the colors are stunning!

08/24/2012 Flag

wow factor!

04/06/2013 Flag

Joanna, This is fabulous!

07/19/2013 Flag

Beautiful hand work and the colours are beautiful too, very inspiring.

09/13/2013 Flag

After taking an in-person workshop with Carol Ann I placed this in a picture frame. Added a photo of that and a comment in the class section on framing.

10/13/2014 Flag