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Old 03-14-2009, 02:32
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there is a good tutorial here Sew,Mama,Sew! Blog Summer Sewing ~ Simple Machine Appliqué that explains about appliques and how to turn corners.
I used it when making the ribbon tag blankets with initials for my daughters. they are less than perfect, but i found this tutorial to be very helpful.
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Old 03-14-2009, 03:10
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I would make your stitches closer together. I second the glossy thread. Try Rayon thread - my fave is Madeira. Sometimes it's easier to lower the feed dogs, and put your fabric in a hoop. You can maneuver around the curves more easily.

It looks good, though. Especially for your first try. Appliques and I don't get along. Baby blanket satin and I REALLY don't get along.
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Old 03-14-2009, 10:39
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for your first try it looks great mine looked worse the first time I tried lol I use the zig zag stitch and I slow way down on curves and corners it helps a bit and try adjusting the length and tension that can help to just keep practicing your doing great!
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