Stitch On Prints Experiment and Aurifil Giveaway
Stitch on Prints
Welcome to "In The Boon Docks"! 2014 is going to be the year of Experiments. "Stitch on Prints" is taking a turn from hand stitching only to include experiments in the use of different weights of threads along with varying stitch sizes on your personel sewing machine to create unique looks!
The Giveaway of (2) 12 wt spools of thread is provided by Aurifil. Please visit our sponsor sales links provided below when you need a new spool.
The other day when I was looking at the Aurifl site and I found this tidbit Aurifil 12 wt Embellishment and Sashiko dreams! I began to experiment with the machine settings, needles, threads and loved the texture of the heavier thread stitched with a sewing machine.
Here is what I did to create this look!
I used these setting on my new Juki Exceed Home Decor HZL-F300 that my wonderful hubby bought me for Christmas. What a killer deal that was and better left for another time.
Changed the needle to a 100/16 needle, loaded Aurifil 12 wt #5005 (Medium Turquoise) to the top spool and Aurifil 50 wt #5005 in the bobbin! I am so tickled with the results!
Edge Sewing Presser Foot - I set the needle position to the left and used the guide of the foot to follow the line were I stitched the 2 1/2" strips together!
Note: if you do not have this foot you can use your straight stitch foot!
Beautiful perfect stitches for a couple projects I was working on for Christmas for my oldest daughter Ashley.
The 2 1/2" strips started out as fat quarters, so 22" long. I made (2) quilted panels.
As you can see the thread really stands out! A pouch for her makeup and one for that little important junk
(gum, change, etc..) a woman keeps in her purse, made from the scraps leftovers after I made her purse!
My daughter Ashley and my grandson David! My husband and I took David to visit his mom and give her a Christmas! She loved the purse and pouches!
Aurifil 12 wt. Spools
#4667 - Nutty Nougat (variegated)
#1135 - Pale Yellow
How To Enter
Open to everyone (if you are no-reply leave your e-mail in the comment or you can't win).
1. Every year Aurifil has a Block Of The Month by some of the best designers in the world (including a free pattern and prizes if you complete the block) and I love all the information you get on the block designer for that month. So for a chance to win in the draw, visit the Aurifil Blog and tell me what you learned about the designer for January? (I even gave you a link) 2014 Designer Of The Month Challenge - January
2. If you have any hand stitching or experimented with any thread on your home sewing machine please share! Leave a separate comment with a link! I love looking and sharing your projects!
3. If you are a follower of this blog you get an additional chance! Please leave a separate comment! New followers are always welcome!
That makes (3) possible comments per person!
(You can edit a comment after you post it)!
The one lucky winner will receive the (2) spools of 12 wt. Aurifil thread from above!
This giveaway starts Monday, January 6, 2014 and ends January 19, 2014, at midnight and winner will be announced
January 20, 2014!
Cannot wait to buy Aurifil!
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Let's create and be unique!