Cabochon Treasures

Cabochon Treasures
Price: $99.95
148.35 AUD 132.72 CAD 90.49 EUR
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Christine has designed, digitized, embroidered and custom quilted this magnificent, contemporary quilt.

  • The designs sew out flawlessly in brilliant colors against a background of chocolate dupioni silk.
  • All embroidery - no applique - just wonderful shading in beautiful rayon threads.
  • It would make a wonderful wedding gift!
  • The center panel is embroidered on a single piece of chocolate colored Dupion silk, 54" x 54"; then the borders are added and embroidered.
  • There are only 8 thread colors used in the designs.
  • The help file includes color charts, photos, a list of fabric requirements and step-by-step instructions to enable you to complete the quilt.
  • You will use templates and alignment crosses to help line up the designs.
  • The designs are grouped and/or split to fit several different hoop sizes.
  • The designs have been sized for the Bernina 830 hoop.
  • The designs, where appropriate, have been split for the Pfaff Grand Dream hoop and the Husqvarna Viking Majestic Hoop.
  • The designs can be sewn in Large hoops: Bernina 830, Brother PR600, PR620, Innovis 400D Quattro 6000D, Babylock Ellisimo, Elegante 2, BMP8, Singer Quantum XL6000, XL5000
  • They can be sewn in Medium hoops:150x240 HUS; 160x260 PES; 200x240 JEF (Janome M1); 140x200 Janome B Hoop; 145x225 ART; 140x225 VIP; 140x240 XXX

Working with Silk We discovered this as the best way to handle silk.

  • Iron a light weight fusible interfacing to the back of the silk before cutting and embroidery—Sheerweft Fusible Interfacing, or Vilene 3205 Medium Light Woven Fusible Interfacing.
  • Use 1/2” seam allowance.
  • Put silk in a plastic bag in the freezer overnight and allow to get cold before embroidering and sewing. This will make the silk handle better.
  • Do not steam iron! Dry iron only.
  • Hoop 1 layer of Tearaway/Washaway stabilizer.
  • Mark the position for the design on your silk and baste in the hoop.


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