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A doily is the perfect to put a vase or a lovely bowl on. These are done in applique. Use left over bits of fabric or organza from your fabric stash. I did mine with organza. I just love the look.
The doily measure approximately 20 cm / 8 inches in diameter. Each piece is made entirely in the hoop.
Freestanding Lace Gazebo or Lantern
Freestanding lace is so versatile. This Freestanding Lace Gazebo or Lantern has been crafted and carefully digitized using freestanding lace embroidery techniques. The Gazebo has tiny lace buttons and loops which are used to put the whole gazebo together. The tiny lace buttons and loops are tight fitting. I used a pair of curve nosed pliers to help push the lace buttons through the loops.
English Rose Garden QAUG Large Blocks Tutorial
English Rose Garden QAUG Large Blocks are perfect to make a large quilt. The English Rose Garden Large Blocks are made by creating a fabric sand- wich, which is then marked to position 4 pieces of one design to make up the large block. I didn’t use any stabilizer for these blocks and the sandwich creates a thick enough fabric to em- broider on. The blocks are embroidered and quilted all in hoop. All that is needed to create these large blocks is a bit of alignment.
Follow this lesson to see just how easy it is.
This set contains 5×5, 6×6, 7×7 and 8×8 designs
You can create the following sized English Rose Garden QAUG Large Blocks (measurements are in inches)
From the 5×5 designs you can create 10×10 blocks
From the 6×6 designs you can create 12×12 blocks
From the 7×7 designs you can create 14×14 blocks
From the 8×8 designs you can create 16×16 blocks
An In-The-Hoop Tissue Box Cover Project
The whole cover is done entirely In-The-Hoop. You only need to sew on the elastic with the help of your sewing machine. With our detailed instructions full with photos, it makes this project a breeze to make.
Chest Jewelry Boxes
Luxurious chest jewelry boxes which are large enough to hold your favorite pieces of jewelry. Put a handle on it and it can double for a small clutch purse.
How To Stitch Out Applique Quilt Blocks
These Applique Quilt Blocks can be done in various ways. You can stitch them using Printed Fabric to make a two tone block.