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Created in this Craftsy Course

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
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What materials did you use? Silk ribbon, variegated threads, thick couching threads, pearl cotton.

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What are you most proud of? I am so happy with how it turned out. I had to be patient while I was making decisions.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I didn't plan this project out. I pieced the background because I wanted to try a multi-fabric background. I free cut the fabric for the grass-like spikes. I did each step and stopped when I thought it was time to stop. It was an improvisation all the way, and the only advice I could give to anyone is to just try it out. Stupendous Stitches gives you a format for part of the project so you can figure out what the next step ought to be.

Starling425 on

Absolutely gorgeous. I purchased the course and can't wait to start on mine.

12/02/2013 Flag

Beautiful. Well done

04/20/2014 Flag

Lovely work and design, too. I'm a "sucker for flowers"...real or imagined...and your long spiky leaves reminiscent of my Iris garden - that's a life-long favorite.

05/12/2014 Flag

What a beautiful project! So intricate and delicate looking. Just lovely.

06/07/2014 Flag
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This is a beautiful piece of art!

07/13/2014 Flag