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Inspired by “Simple Stitches, Complex Design”

Aug 21, 2016
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Simple dress, made a bit more interesting with embroidery

Dress is Butterick 6182, version B, but without the cuffs on the sleeves.  The embroidery is chain stitch and blanket stitch, done free hand, without stabilizer, on linen fabric.  Just drew three circles at center front and improvised from there.  Inspired by “Simple Stitches, Complex Design” in Threads 186. 

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  1. User avater user-2410140 August 25th

    Perfect! Now this is my idea of embroidery, simple and unique. I also enjoyed the article but have not acted on the iinspiration..

  2. IHayf August 22nd

    The author sees it and as promised is absolutely delighted to know she lit a creative spark. Beautiful work!

  3. CarolFresia August 22nd

    Gorgeous work! I'm going to notify the article's author, who will be delighted to see how you've been inspired.
    Carol Fresia, Threads Technical Editor

  4. User avater smcfarland August 22nd

    It's wonderful! Thank you so much for sharing how you applied the techniques from the story - Sarah Mc., Editor

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