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Cat design by hand ... what type of thread?
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tgm and Kittys
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Date: 3/6/13 11:13 AM

I want to put this ..... > ^,,^< on my Siamese kitty quilt that I am finally am going to sew together... yes I am it has been cut out for a year so I am going to do it. ..................now the question to sew my kitty face to show up do you think I would use double regular thread? a different color ? Or embroidery thread? ...............oh yes this is being done by hand that info would help huh? ha ha ha ...
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Date: 3/6/13 11:44 AM

I would use embroidery floss maybe 2 or 3 strands.

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Date: 3/6/13 12:17 PM

Thank you ... I had kinda thought that too but I wasn't sure since I most always hand tie the quilts I have made. .Thanks so much. ....

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Date: 3/6/13 12:27 PM

I have used felt for noses and embroidery floss for the mouth and whiskers.

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Date: 3/6/13 2:27 PM

I'd use buttons for either the nose or eyes (or both if you can get cool buttons) and either embroidery thread or 12wt thread for the whiskers and mouth. I like buttons. Maybe too much.

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