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Heirloom Techniques

Corded Hemstitched Pillowcase

Elegant linen needs only the simplest of embellishments and the technique on this case is not only befitting of elegant, but easy to do. A row of decorative machine stitching is framed by two parallel rows of hemstitching stitched over color coordinated cording. This may quickly become your "little time, lot of heart" gift of choice for any bride-to-be.

Shark’s Teeth Pillow

This tiny pillow could be used as a pincushion, a doll pillow, or filled with

potpourri for a sachet. You will learn the shark’s teeth technique, and also how

to stitch flat lace edging to a finished edge. Have fun with this sweet project!

Corded Hemstitch Pillow Case Supplies: (for one pillowcase) Classic Cotton,(Kona Cotton is great) 60in wide, 1-1/8 yds for standard size, 1-1/4 yds for queen or king size, 6 yards gimp cord or No. 5 pearl cotton, 3 yards of embroidery floss (optional), Sewing thread for construction to match or blend with fabric, Lightweight sewing thread to match or blend with cording, 40wt embroidery thread or regular sewing thread for the decorative stitches, #80 universal machine needle, #100 wing needle or large needle for hemstitching, Small round bodkin or tapestry needle, Water-soluble fabric marker, 3in Stitch-n-Ditch or other lightweight tear-away stabilizer, Optional: Wash-away stabilizer, Manual buttonhole foot with a hook on the back for corded buttonholes or 3, 5, or 7-hole cord foot, Basic sewing supplies, Machine in good working order (no embroidery needed) Shark Tooth Pillow Supplies: 1/6 yd. cotton batiste or light weight cotton, 1 yd. lace edging (Regie will supply for $5.00, Small amount of polyester stuffing, 60 wt. thread to match fabric, #70 machine needles, Ruler, Blue wash-out marker, Water soluble glue stick, Small sharp scissors, Machine in good working order (no embroidery needed)
Instructor Name:
Regie Messamore
Instructor Bio:
Regie Messamore

Heirloom Techniques

$ 35.00
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