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Cross Stitch Wit and Wisdom: Over 45 Designs to Brighten by Joan Elliott

By Joan Elliott

This publication features a undying selection of appealing sentiments and funny sayings for pass stitcher's to carry pleasure to their lives and a grin to their face as they sew! renowned occasions equivalent to anniversaries, Christmas and new child are celebrated with vibrant cheer, whereas males, young ones or even pets are given the main playful therapy with enjoyable designs to compare. knowledge is lifted from chinese language proverbs and Indian Sanskrit, delivering either nutrition for notion and the main fantastically unique, considerate pass sew designs. the variety of huge and small designs are made into photos, playing cards, frames, pillows and lovely presents so you and your family can proportion the wit and knowledge.

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Stitch the zipper in place from the top down (Figure 6). Close the zipper. Figure 6 Place the other zipper tape, right-side down, on the fabric right side of the opposite opening edge. Align the invisible zipper seam line marking with the fabric seam line and pin the zipper tape in place. Open the zipper again. Place the invisible zipper foot over the zipper so the coil is in one of the channels and the needle is aligned with the new seam line. Sew the zipper in place from the top down (Figure 7).

Construction Stitch Bust Darts 1. Fold each of the upper front pieces along the center of the bust darts, right sides together. Pin the dart lines together, then stitch along the dart lines beginning at the lower edge. Secure the beginning of the dart with backstitching, but do not backstitch at the point. Instead, knot the threads. Press the darts toward the center. Stitch Front Band 2. On the front band with strap piece, pin and stitch the center back neck seam of the strap. Press the seam allowances open.

Sew Sleeves 8. With right sides together, pin the under sleeve pieces to the upper sleeve pieces, taking care to match seam marks 6 and 7. Stitch the two pieces of each sleeve together. 9. With right sides together, stitch the narrow edges of each sleeve flounce piece together. Fold the flounces in half, wrong sides together. Do not press the fold edge. Baste a line of stitches in the seam allowance of the upper flounce edge; baste another line of stitches 1⁄4" (6 mm) away from the first line. Pull on the bobbin threads to gather, distributing the gathers evenly around the flounces.

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