Thursday, January 26, 2012

A New Embroidered Jacket

Claire needed a new jacket. I thought you might like to see how I make them.

The jacket is embroidered in one piece. I chain stitch around the outside edge. Then I coat the back outside edge of the of the jacket with a diluted white glue  mixture.

Once the glue dries, I cut out the jacket, close to the chain stitch.

The edges are finished with a blanket stitch and the underarm and side seams are joined with a blanket stitch as well.

I added a couple extra rows of blanket stitch around the neck and topped that with some beads.

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