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Making sure to hide the ends under the folded or seamed edges. These act as a background for buttons, beads, and embroidery stitches, such as the Feather stitch, and various Victorian stitches. Use embroidery floss that contrasts nicely with the ribbon. 31 Japanese silk ribbon can be used to decorate a fabric piece or wander over several. This ribbon is usually 4mm wide and is very soft and pliable; it handles almost like bias. It is available in a wide range of colors, too. Use this ribbon to create interesting patterns over the base work.
6. Fold gold 2'' square into a prairie point and fold again. Pin in place (in the beak area), folded side up. 7. Lay the second crazy quilt square face down (right sides together). Sew on designated sides 1, 2, and 3. 51 1⁄4'' 8. Match up the seam lines of side 1 and side 3. Press down to form a center fold on each side. seam allowance 1 Comb Cutting line Beak Wattle Tail mark 2 4 Pin in the tail piece and sew to top piece of fabric. Now sew the sides 1'' at each fold side. Cutting line 3 BEAK 9.
Keep lace embellishments in the same mood as the rest of the work. Ruffled lace adds a soft, feminine look to crazy quilt projects. When using lace, keep in mind how much wear and tear a finished project will receive. The price and/or sentimental value will determine if you can cut into it. Cle aning Antiq ue Lac e Old lace, doilies and hankies are often soiled and stained and must be cleaned carefully before they can be used. Try washing stained lace by hand in mild detergent. Wrap it in a towel and squeeze out excess water, then let the lace dry flat.