How to Make a Snail Frog Closure
For an upcoming project in Threads #166, I decided to make a vest to showcase a special embellishment technique and added this frog closure. Knowing some of you might want to know how to make this frog, I’ve decided to post the method here. We’ll share photos of the vest as it gets closer to the issue it appears in.
I’m using a “shoelace” cord to demonstrate the technique, and recommend this, or another smooth round cord to practice with. After you’re proficient, you can branch out to other, more decorative cords.
The photos used in this blog post are excerpted from a class I teach on Patternreview.com demonstrating Frogs and Closures. You may want to take this class sometime.
Step 1: To begin, whether you have a loop or knot at the end, stitch about 2″ up from the cut cord end.
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