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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 Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Cotton sateen, satin cord, yarm, rayon machine embroidery thread, perle cotton thread

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What are you most proud of? The wide of range of colours is right outside my comfort zone.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Give it a go - it's great fun!

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Great balance, peaceful overall look. I like the idea of using sateen, but it can be tricky with the looser weave of sateen. Did the weave cause you to plan direction of stitching more carefully? What stabilizer did you use to get the sateen to behave? It truly is lovely.

04/05/2013 Flag

Wow a lot of work went into this piece and it looks awesome!

04/08/2013 Flag

Many thanks for the lovely comments.

04/08/2013 Flag

I found the cotton sateen quite straightforward to use. The stabiliser is a fairly standard interfacing - it was included in the course kit

04/11/2013 Flag

Very peacefull, beautiful!

02/28/2014 Flag