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Stupendous Wall Hanging

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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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What materials did you use? I used an embroidery design from Urban Threads and set it off centre. I then used the stitches I liked most from my stitch bible and started to play. This will be used in my basement to cover an electrical panel and will be hung from a piece of driftwood. Because I wanted it to have more structure I used fusible fleece and timtex to quilt the piece. I am really pleased with the result.

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What are you most proud of? The whimsical nature of the piece..

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Use the colours you like and throw in something wild.

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This is really lovely. Did you quilt through the Timtex? The Timtex I have is very thick.

08/06/2013 Flag

Yes I used a varigated Marathon embroidery thread - I decided to use a wild coloured one and then stitched through all the layers. I changed my needle to a 16 and it was no problem at all.

08/08/2013 Flag


08/06/2013 Flag

You are a true artist. This piece is quilt like with surprise elements, like the swirling embroidery design from Urban Threads (don't you just love the site?!) and the electric blue line. It almost says to the stitches to either side of it: "Hey! Stop! You can't go any further!" Lovely piece.

10/25/2013 Flag

So very interesting! I love your results, too!

09/08/2014 Flag

Stunner of a Quilt; reminds me of the South West in Autumn

01/02/2015 Flag