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Felt trims--when to glue and when to stitch?
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Hello, experienced milliners. I'm working on a felt cloche on which I've applied some pointy sword-like felt pieces as trim. In general, I like to avoid using glue but now that I've stitched them on,…Continue

Tags: trim, felt, glue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Fraser Jun 22, 2015.


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Kim Fraser replied to Kim Fraser's discussion Felt trims--when to glue and when to stitch?
"As someone who also quilts, I don't know why this hadn't occurred to me, Tania. Duh! I'll try this next time and see if I can get them to be truly buried in this way. Thanks for pointing out what should have been obvious to me!"
Jun 22, 2015
Tania Hansen replied to Kim Fraser's discussion Felt trims--when to glue and when to stitch?
"Do what quilters do and bury the knots. That is, make a French knot but instead of going through all layers put the needle between the felt and the appliqué. Then come out about an inch or so away. Tug the knot under the surface of the felt.…"
Jun 22, 2015

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