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Topic: Tutorial: Machine Applique! Embellish your purse or tote! img heavy  (Read 26975 times)
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« Reply #50 on: August 17, 2006 09:52:20 PM »

This is so helpful! Thanks for posting this!
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« Reply #51 on: August 18, 2006 05:59:55 AM »



One question... the wonder under stuff, i've never heard of it but by everyones posts it seems it's not neccessary, right?

 but that stitch n tear stuff is like a stablizer for appliques? I accidently bought some of it the other day (i thought it was interfacing when i bought it and figured out it wasn't when i got it home and tried to iron it on to some fabric and it didn't stick! haha silly me  Embarrassed) From the name of it I assume you just stick it under the applique while stitching it and then pull off the excess when you're done? Is that right?

Having tried both with and without Wonder Under, I totally vote FOR Wonder Under, especially if your applique material has ANY tendency to fray, or if your image has points or fine detail that must be secured. It makes a so much better look. Now, if you were HAND appliqueing, it might not be quite so important, but it would still keep your applique fabric from coming apart with time.

The stabilizer is more of an optional thing to me. Excellent if your base fabric is fairly light or slippery, but not quite so important if your base fabric is a sturdy cotton or denim.
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« Reply #52 on: August 18, 2006 11:41:38 AM »

Thanks for the tut!  I just saw this and decided to read it just to make sure I'm doing it right...and I am!  Thanks!

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« Reply #53 on: August 22, 2006 01:22:58 AM »

You are a LIFESAVER!  Grin I was searching everywhere to find good applique instructions and I find them here, on good ole craftster.

....off to swich to the proper foot now....
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« Reply #54 on: November 15, 2006 03:11:27 AM »

wow, *bookmarks* ....thanks heaps aye... nice and easy to understand as well. well written and illustrated.

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« Reply #55 on: November 28, 2006 12:09:41 PM »

None of the photos works Sad
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« Reply #56 on: November 28, 2006 01:02:40 PM »

None of the photos works Sad

More than half of the original post pictures work right now but it looks like the ones from Flickr may be too busy to work.

Keep trying. They may be having bandwidth problems.
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« Reply #57 on: November 29, 2006 03:46:16 PM »

good tute, I personally prefer basting spray over wonder under, it doesnt gum up your needle and it holds your applique in position but is repositionable, so you cant go oh crikey I fused it to the wrong place/side and you dont get any gunk on your iron from the bonding web. I am in love with my rowenta iron its a sick thing, I get pissed when she gets gunky.
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« Reply #58 on: November 29, 2006 07:28:58 PM »

Awesome tut! Thanks!
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« Reply #59 on: January 06, 2007 10:18:28 AM »

I just made a kitty applique because of you  Grin
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