Sowy Stitch: Tip 4 Tuesday - Couching

Couching is simply sewing a heavy thread in place with a finer thread. Its a retro technique, too, that was originally done by hand, but it works beautifully by machine as well. I use a zigzag stitch to secure the heavy thread in place.

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Woven Hearts Table Runner | Mama Bear Quilts: April 2010

Love this Woven heart table runner but I would make the edges straight. Commercial pattern for fuseable applique but could I work it out?

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Lots of free table runner patterns.

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Lots of free table runner patterns.


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