Swirly Deer Card Designs -- Set of 10
Artwork by Clipartoplis.com
These are linear designs which call for a fabric to be placed underneath the thread for the design to show.
For fabrics use shimmer organdy, satin and Mylar.
For threads use polyester, rayon & metallic thread, even variegated would give a cool design.
Use #12 Sharp needle for this project for regular threads.
Use the metallic 14 needle for metallic threads.
I also used 3 layers of tear away stabilizer ( 1 hooped & 2 pinned underneath the hoop for stability).
JJSwirly Deer 01 -- 4.7 by 3.4 inches with 5910 stitches--organdy & red/green polyester thread
JJSwirly Deer 02 -- 4.7 by 3.4 inches with 4319
stitches--organdy & green polyester/ gold metallic thread
JJSwirly Deer 03 -- 4.7 by 3.4 inches with 4508 stitches--organdy & red/green polyester thread
JJSwirly Deer 04 -- 4.7 by 3.4 inches with 4009 stitches--Mylar
& red/green polyester thread
JJSwirly Deer 05 -- 4.7 by 3.4 inches with 4099 stitches--organdy & green polyester/ gold metallic thread
JJSwirly Deer 06 -- 4.7 by 3.4 inches with 4127 stitches--organdy & dark red/dark red polyester thread
JJSwirly Deer 07 -- 4.7 by 3.4 inches with 4123 stitches-- gold knit with white organdy & gold polyester thread
JJSwirly Deer 08 -- 4.7 by 3.4 inches with 4469
stitches--Mylar & dark red/dark red polyester thread
JJSwirly Deer 09 -- 4.7 by 3.4 inches with
stitches--Mylar & red/green polyester thread
JJSwirly Deer 10 -- 4.7 by 3.4 inches with 4369 stitches--Satin & gold metallic/ gold metallic thread
Note: I like to print a message before I embroider each card.
For messages, I search the web "holiday
message". You can find many messages for free.
The card stock was purchased from the local Michael's craft shop in a package of 40 blank folding cards (with envelopes) sized at 6.5 by 5 inches folded.
The store also has a Value pack of 25 envelopes and 25 folding cards--5 1/2 x 4inch cards. Both packages state "Heavy card stock".
Card Making Instruction Steps:
1. Hoop a tear away stabilizer & spray top with Spray adhesive
2. Find & mark with a light pencil dot the center front of the card, spray adhesive on top of card to hold fabric, place fabric on top.
Make sure you can still see the middle mark on your card.
3. Lay the card (wrong side down) on top of stabilizer-centering the the design & center of the card
4. Hold card down firmly in place, start machine off very slowly to 2nd stitch and proceed slowly
5. Make sure that the card stays flat on the stabilizer or the stitches will go through.
6. When the design is complete, trim 3 sides stabilizer, and glue the trimmed 4th side to cover the stitches.
Have fun adding your own personal messages to the inside of each individual card!
Do you have the Pfaff 150 x 150 All Fabric Hoops?
This card fits perfectly in that hoop for the 5inch designs.
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