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Project

3-Day for the Cure

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I came up with the idea to raffle something handmade; initially considering a blanket. I then became more creative as I went, and decided to try my hand at making my first quilt. I was so please with the quilt that I decided to make a matching pillow. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be sure to use firm iron on backing when embroidering on fleece. Not embroidering with a machine on fleece before I found out how stretchy the fabric is. The thread can easily get caught when not having good support on the back side of the material.

What you will need

  • Bright pink and white fleece
  • embroidery sewing machine
  • extra-loft quilt batting
  • bright pink thread
  • light pink thread
  • white thread
  • and other sewing tools.

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