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« on: February 10, 2006 05:19:22 PM »

SeaofStars has created a lovely tutorial.

But me, being a little bit OCD and trying out a new skill this afternoon (with the addition of a functioning camerra) have decided to post my version of the applique tutorial. 

For this, you need
  • Fabric
  • Iron
  • Supplies for Drafting
  • Thread/Notions/things to add on
  • Wonder-Under

First, start with your image. This is one of aschnebly's fabulous fawns.


I resized this image, so I gathered my tools


Built a 1 cm grid


And then enlarged it to a 2 cm2 grid


IMPORTANT STEP
Iron your fabric really, really well.


Cut out your friend


And trace him on wonder-under.


Cut it out roughly


And iron it onto your fabric really well (you shouldn't be able to peel it up).


Then, cut around the traced lines (through the wonder under and fabric). It should look something like this


Peel the back off the wonder-under (the wax paper type stuff), and place everything going on the applique where you want it to be. Iron that again (it won't take as long as the initial heat-up).


And yay! You have an appliqued friend! Here he is posing on a piece of black fabric.


Once you have completed that, you can sew the fabric more firmly together. I'm working on sewing him to a laptop case, but because it's a swap item, you can't see it yet. I added buttons to his back.

Let me know how it goes, all, or if you have any questions.








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« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2006 06:22:37 PM »

You did a great job!  I looooove Wonder Under with a burning passion, don't you ?

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« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2006 07:54:38 PM »

Aww, look at that adorable fawn! 

I bet your laptop's gonna be so cozy!
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« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2006 12:20:08 AM »

Thanks for the tute - and the deer is so cute!

But I have never heard of wonder-under!  I really want some!!  But I am afraid it may be one of those awesome craft goods you can only get in the US?  If anyone knows whether you can get it in Australia, and if so where, I'd love to know!
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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2006 12:43:17 PM »

I LOVE it! Waay cool.. thanks for the tute! Can't wait to try this out!  Cheesy
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