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Embroidery ATC Series #3- Satin Stitch

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Embroidery ATC Series #3- Satin Stitch
Swap Coordinator:klow (contact)
Swap categories: Sewing  Artist Trading Card (ATC)  Embroidery 
Number of people in swap:22
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:January 31, 2011
Date items must be sent by:February 11, 2011
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

You will make an ATC for one partner.

The theme for this swap series is embroidery, for this swap (third in the series) use satin stitch. Your item can have any image as long as a satin stitch is used somewhere on the ATC. Do something you would like to receive, not to forget the standard measures: 2 ½ x 3 ½ inches (64 X 89 mm). You may stitch on felt, fabric, paper, anything as long as the finished embroidery is mounted on something sturdy such as card stock.

A great tutorial for the embroidery can be found at Stitching Cow

Remember: The Card Can Be in any medium you like as long as it displays effort ... (Not just a sticker / print out on the card). Make something you'd Be thrilled to receive. Sorry, no recent 1's or 3's.

Good swap and enjoy!

Discussion

gewalli 01/28/2011 #

Is machine embroidery ok, or should it be sewn by hand?

yomousey 01/30/2011 #

Anybody have some tips on doing this with paper?

klow 02/ 1/2011 #

By machine should be fine.
Not sure about Satin Stitch on paper. It seems it may tear through. Anyone else with ideas?

klow 02/ 1/2011 #

New swap in series Feather Stitch

Samettinyytti 02/ 2/2011 #

Ok, I did mine with paper, because I thought I had fabric, but did not. The paper I used was thick and had a velvety surface, but it ripped a little still. I'd use thicker thread, if I had some, and a very very thin needle so the holes wouldn't rip and the thick thread would still make it look nice and even. The ATC still looks nice, so don't worry my swap-partner!

auntmaymay1221 02/ 9/2011 #

I am going to do something on water soluble stabilizer and adhere it to the card after painting the card....just my take on it!

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