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Tag: hand quilting with perle cotton #8

Budget Savers, Embroidery, Quilting

WIP Wednesday – Hand Quilting Finished

This morning, I finished hand quilting around the last of the Forest Friends.  I really like how quilting with #8 perle cotton makes whatever you’re quilting around stand out. The owl took the longest and was the most challenging as it’s in the center of the quilt. Here’s the squirrel: And here’s the raccoon: Both the raccoon and squirrel have…

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Embroidery, My Patterns, Quilting

WIP Wednesday – Hand Quilting & Tiny Knitting

Last night while watching the movie Soul Surfer (a truly inspiring movie), I worked on hand-quilting my Christmas Mouse wall hanging.  Quilting with #8 Perle Cotton is really making the quilting stand out; giving it almost a Trapunto effect. Once I finish the red stitching, I’ll switch to the sewing machine and stitch-in-the-ditch around the diamonds. I’m also doing a…

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