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« on: November 18, 2013 08:38:05 AM »

how come my appliques look amazing when I do them , then after washing they look distorted. 
I pre wash all my fabric and shirts
I use a good cut away stabilizer
I dont know what i am doing wrong?
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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2013 04:29:47 PM »

How are you attaching the appliques to the finished project?
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« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2013 04:00:26 PM »

Perhaps laying them flat to dry and blocking them before would solve the issue.
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« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2014 07:51:33 PM »

Be sure you are not stretching the fabric when you are hooping it. Also, a BIG help is to use Wonder Under, under the applique fabric. This will make all the difference. Here is a helpful article.

http://www.dzgns.com/blast2012/coops/2012_06_Newsletter/DesignsPlus/index.html
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