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Stupendous stitching

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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 Romantic
Linda Poulin on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Yellow batik, lace, vintage ribbons, yarn piping different threads

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What are you most proud of? This was my first piece. It is laden with stitches. I included beads as well. Each bead is hand strung and individually tied and knotted on the back.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take the time to listen to the class instructions before starting. Had I realized I had to leave spacing between my hand embroidery and machine stitching, the project might not be so compacted. As it was, it simply enhanced this yellow variegated fabric.

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Gorgeous! Your choice of a background really pops all your stitches!

08/05/2012 Flag

Love all the details on the pretty yellow. So much texture. Beautiful!

08/10/2012 Flag

Spectacular job and the ribbons are a wonderful touch! Thanks for sharing.

08/16/2012 Flag

I think this is a vertical? Black on top?

09/14/2012 Flag

You could hang it both ways. It was originally black on top.

09/15/2012 Flag

:)

09/15/2012 Flag

Love this..love the colors...so soft yet so striking

01/28/2013 Flag