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Topic: sakura clutch and question *added sortof pattern for sakura flower*  (Read 30346 times)
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« on: June 21, 2007 11:46:47 AM »





so about chaining on top of finished work to make embellishments. how do you get it to lie flat so you can't see the back/side of the chain also? does that make sense?

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using size 10 crochet thread and size 6 steel crochet hook.
leave a long tail from the first slip knot to use for stitching onto project.
ch 2
rnd 1: 6 sc in first ch, join with sl st to form ring
first petal: ch 2, 3dc in same st, ch 2, sl st in same st.
next petal: sl st in next sc, ch 2, 3dc in same st, ch 2, sl st in same st.
repeat to make 5 or 6 petals. fasten off and leave a long tail for stitching.

i don't write a lot of patterns, so i hope that made sense. someone let me know if they make one.

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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2007 11:50:25 AM »

That's exquisite! I love it!
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« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2007 12:08:01 PM »

This is very cute.  I would love to have one.  Can we do a swap?
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« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2007 12:09:52 PM »

If you're talking about the branch of the flowers, I think it's awesome the way it looks, it kind of gives it a 3-D effect. I like it that way.
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« Reply #4 on: June 21, 2007 12:15:26 PM »

I'm sorry that I have no answer to your question, but I do absolutely loooove this clutch!!! It looks great!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2007 12:22:11 PM »

Me too! No answer, just loving the clutch.
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« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2007 12:23:52 PM »

I don't know how to answer the question- but I like the way the branches look just the way you have it now. Lovely job & such nice colors!
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« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2007 12:45:51 PM »

Beautiful clutch!  I love the color.

I think I may have an answer to your question - I don't think there's a way to hide the edge on the embellishment.  In my experience, if you embellish with a chain stitch, it's raised.  If you want it to lay flat, you'd be better off using a big needle and embroidering it.  You could also crochet the embellishment separately, and sew it down to the bag.  That might hide the edges.
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« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2007 12:55:59 PM »

thanks for the advice! i don't mind it being raised, i just don't like that you can see a bit of the green in between the front of the brown chain and the backing where it attaches.
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« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2007 02:05:16 PM »

<3 I have a weakness for sakura
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