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GirlyGirlBags
« on: August 29, 2006 06:51:36 PM »

I know that when you embroider on knit you need to stabilize it, but do you need to do the same if you applique on it??  I want to embelish a few little knit t shirts for a friend's baby and I want to make sure they can withstand washing. 

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« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2006 07:24:46 PM »

I would put stabilizer or interfacing (iron on or an adhesive I think) under the knit.  I always use web on the applique.  Since interfacing stretches, if you happen to have stabilizer it would probably be a little better.  (Interfacing is meant to give body where stabilzer does what its name indicates.)  The stabilizer would do more to keep the knit from stretching under the knit. 
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GirlyGirlBags
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2006 06:04:53 AM »

Cool, that is what I thought but I wanted to double check with others who knew more than me!   Wink

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