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From: lucyinthesky
Date: 03-11-2004, 11:33 PM (1 of 5)
im making quilt and am going to embroider the squares with words. can anyone tell me any stitches that would look good for that?
User: lucyinthesky
Member since: 03-11-2004
Total posts: 19
From: beach girl
Date: 03-11-2004, 11:47 PM (2 of 5)
My choice would be satin stitches.
User: beach girl
Member since: 11-08-2003
Total posts: 72
From: MaryW
Date: 03-12-2004, 11:25 AM (3 of 5)
A lot of embroidery like redwork is done in the outline stitch too.
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User: MaryW
Member since: 06-23-2005
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From: beach girl
Date: 03-12-2004, 01:37 PM (4 of 5)
Your right Mary, guess my brain was sleepy when I didn't think of the outline stitch also. Maybe I shouldn't try to help before I go to bed.
User: beach girl
Member since: 11-08-2003
Total posts: 72
From: MariLynnTX
Date: 05-09-2004, 12:36 PM (5 of 5)
You can also make words by couching narrow cord(s) on the fabric. Use either thread matching the cording or invisible thread, which is what I use for ribbon embroidery, too. Any script can be done by freemotion machine embroidery or by handwork. MariLynntx
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User: MariLynnTX
Member since: 08-13-2001
Total posts: 256
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