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By Martha Stewart Living

This awesome tome is a technique-based, how-to reference publication, including greater than two hundred leading edge craft tasks. With thorough, step by step directions and greater than seven hundred educational and inspirational images, this e-book makes crafting enjoyable and exciting.

As you recognize, crafts has consistently been an exceptionally well known topic at Martha Stewart residing. Our crafts editors have built a powerful library of initiatives that in actual fact demonstrate our expertise for adopting and adjusting old and confirmed concepts. this day, with our principles and our creativity, and with glossy instruments and fabrics, now we have introduced those crafts into the twenty-first century. This Encyclopedia of Crafts will function a beneficial advisor for a person who likes to create.

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ROUND 2 ●● For this round, did you cut as many angles as possible—at least six? ●● Did you cut the angles by cutting from seamline to seamline on each fabric? ●● Did you use a lot of pieced curves, mitered rectangles, and pie wedges? ROUND 3 ●● Did you cut more angles for Round 3? ●● Did you make sure the fabrics on the outside edges will show after the block is trimmed and the blocks are sewn together? Sometimes the outside pieces get very skinny. ●● Are the fabrics traveling throughout the block or project?

A shorter needle, called a sharps (I use a #10 sharps), is best for crazy quilting when only one bead at a time is sewn on. 50 The Crazy Quilt Handbook, Revised 3rd Edition Sewn Beadwork To make flower shapes with lines of beads, sew the beads on in rows, curves, or circles. On a long beading needle, pick up as many beads as are needed for the line. Let them fall down the thread and into position on the fabric. Put the needle down through the fabric at the end of the bead line. Come up at every second or third bead and couch between the beads.

Use beads in place of French knots to highlight stitches such as the featherstitch, cretan, herringbone, and buttonhole (see Stitch Dictionary). Two antique beaded pieces from my collection Good beads come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and finishes. ●● Opaque beads give off a soft glow. ●● Cut-glass beads reflect light like crystal. ●● Transparent beads sparkle. ●● Luster seed beads have a metallic look. ●● Iris beads have a deep, iridescent luster. Needles and Thread Beading needles come in a range of sizes and lengths.

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