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jill1
« on: September 04, 2012 09:28:50 PM »

hello from australia near margret river wine district . i wonding if anybody can help me . i got new grandaughter due next month . i like to make a net for the bassinette /crip but i like to machine emboider some desgns on the net in either lace or design as i wontering to put the same on the skirt of the basinette the problem is what stablizer  and needle should i use on the netting and what are the best designs to use . also how much material to allow for width of the netting and would rectangle shape work or square shape or oval shape the bassinette is on a stand
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« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2012 11:36:22 AM »

The best answer to your question is via this tutorial from Urban Threads: http://www.urbanthreads.com/tutorials.aspx?t=Floating+Embroidery

I am not sure if net means the same thing in Australia as it does here in the States but if it does mean a frabric with large holes in it, I think you would be better off sticking with the sheer organza or similar material. 

You will need a design with a lacy or open design.  A heavy or densly filled design won't hang right on the sheer fabric. 

I can't really say how much fabric you would need.  It would all depend on how big the bassinette is, How high you are going to hang it above, how long you want it to drape, and how full you want it to be.
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