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Pattern Reviews> Kwik Sew> 2527 ( Hats and Socks (Adult & Chil)

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Posted on:5/3/07 2:40 AM
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sew2morrow said... (5/5/07 0:11 AM) Reply
Thanks for the advice on embroidery on fleece. I have this pattern but have not used it. Now I definately will! Thanks so much, this was a wonderful review.
Sewingmi said... (5/4/07 2:04 PM) Reply
That is so adorable with the little duck!
Rustybobn said... (5/4/07 8:52 AM) Reply
Cute hat!
Elemenopeo said... (5/3/07 2:56 PM) Reply
It's very nice - a good simple hat!
Yakityak said... (5/3/07 10:02 AM) Reply
My friend Leah once told me that 95% of the trouble people have embroidering on anything with a pile (fleece, terrycloth, velvet, etc.) comes from not stabilizing on top and bottom. I stabilize on the bottom with tear-away on the top with wash-away. This forces the stitch length to be extended a little bit and the stitches sit on top of the fleece instead of sinking in. I am fairly new to machine embroidery, but making use of Leah's advice, I have had pretty good results on fleece so far.
Skymom said... (5/3/07 8:53 AM) Reply
I've had that pattern for years and never used it--now I think I will. My kids love hats. Your embroidery looks amazing--I know it's not all that simple to get such good results on fleece.
 
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