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Faux Pearls


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Skills Needed

  • Embroidery

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Faux Pearls!! Glass pearls bring a touch of elegance to your embroidery project or crazy quilt block! Learn several seam treatments and gorgeous motifs done in Faux Pearls. This 33-page pattern filled with photographs and clear instructions make it easy for you to beautify your embroidery. I am an award-winning textile artist and use these motifs in my own work. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You should know how to thread a needle. Beginning embroidery skills help, but are not necessary. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Use motifs and seam work on any project

Supplies Needed

  • Fabric on which to stitch 2.5 mm pearls (get 3 mm if you can't find 2.5) 4 mm pearls 3 x 6 mm oval pearls (also known as rice or oat pearls) 10 mm floral bead, white (4 for each heart) size 11 seed beads, white
  • Sewing thread Sewing needle Micron Pen, fine, brown - or another fine line archival pen that will show up on fabric chosen You could also choose to draw your pattern onto tissue paper.

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Betty Pillsbury
Betty Pillsbury is an award-winning textile artist. Her book, "Crazy Quilts, A Beginner's Guide", has just been published by Ohio University Press. She specializes in embroidery and embellishment for crazy quilting and art quilts. Her work has been displayed in the White House, Fenimore Art Museum and other venues throughout the United States. You may have seen her on Simply Quilts on HGTV. Betty enjoys teaching embroidery and gardening.