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HI Tracy here again with another tutorial, this time I show you 3 handy techniques to know.

I decided to do frames for my kids rooms with phrases to represent their names so here is Big Critters frame step by step.

You will need:

darning / embroidery foot

medium interfacing

bondaweb

scrap fabric

thread

buttons, gems etc

hand needle & thread

backing material

frame

double sided tape

bulldog clips

PREPARE

Cut your backing fabric so will fit in frame I cut mine slightly bigger to wrap round when done so looks smooth.

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I interfaced my material leaving a good size gap for turning later on. This keeps the fabric smooth for applique & embroidery otherwise can pucker up.

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APPLIQUE

To start your applique cut your material in a square similar size to your design.

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Back it with bondaweb a tiny bit smaller than the square this is to prevent it…

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