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Wistful Snowman Tree Skirt Free Project Instructions
Supplies Needed:
• AmazingDesigns®WistfulSnowmanEmbroideryDesignsCD
withFREEEditExpress™softwareforresizing,colorediting,
andprintingtemplates(ADP-120)
• HowtoSewaSimpleTreeSkirtGuide (HTGSTS)
• WistfulSnowmanRayonThreadPack(WSTPK18F)
• AdditionalMadeiraRayonEmbroideryThreadColors
1000Black(MRE1000orMREE1000)
1001White(MRE001orMREE1001)
1023LemonYellow(MRE1023orMREE1023)
1024Goldenrod(MRE1024orMREE1024)
1037LightRed(MRE1037orMREE1037)
1039RedJubilee(MRE1039orMREE1039)
1062DarkGreyKhaki(MRE1062orMREE1062)
1067Cream(MRE1067orMREE1067)
1082Ecru(MRE1082orMREE1082)
1137OrangeYellow(MRE1137orMREE1137)
1145Mahagony(MRE1145orMREE1145)
1160MediumWeatheredBlue(MRE1160orMREE1160)
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1222PaleYellow(MRE1222orMREE1222)
1223Mimosa(MRE1223orMREE1223)
1247PeacockGreen(MRE1247orMREE1247)
1251BrightGreen(MRE1251)
FusibleNo-ShowMeshStabilizer(FNSM10)
Hydro-stick™Tear-awayStabilizer(HTA3)
WhiteStabilizeit!PermanentTopping,24"x36"sheet
(ADS-PT15)
• Matchingall-purposethread
• Optional:TranslucentFoundationPaper
Fabrics:
- 2-1/2yd.45"bluesprucemottledfabric(SHAD22)
[topandback]
or1-1/4yd.108"fabric[topandback]
- 1/2yd.45"cranberryredfabric(SHADR)[piping]
- 1-1/4yd.fusiblefleecebatting(PFFY45)
- One6yd.pkg.12/32"Wrap’nFusePiping(CL9518)
Helpful Notions:
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Prewoundbobbins(PB24W)
BestPress™StarchAlternative(BP60031)
Rotarycutter,mat,andruler
YardstickCompass(YC2)
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Patternpaper(PP3)
ZipperFoot
CurvedBastingPins,size1(CBP2)
BindingandHemClips(BHC136)
Helpful Tips: (Read all tips before beginning the project.)
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Stabilizefabrics,exceptfabricforpiping,withspraystarchorastarchalternativesuchBestPress™StarchAlternative.
FollowcuttingandpiecinginstructionsinHowtoSewaSimpleTreeSkirtGuide,withthesemodifications:
- Aftercuttingoutthefabricinstep2,stabilizeentiretreeskirttop.
- Embroider;thenremoveexcesstear-awaystabilizeraccordingtostabilizerinstructions.
UseFusibleNo-ShowMeshStabilizerinconjunctionwithHydro-stick™Tear-awayStabilizer.First,stabilizetheentirewrong
sideofthetreeskirttopfabricwithFusibleNo-ShowMeshStabilizer.Next,usetheHydro-stick™Tear-awayStabilizerrather
thanhoopingthefabric.Simplyhoopthestabilizerandadherethefabrictothestickyareaofthestabilizer.Economizebyusing
stabilizeronaroll.Insteadofcuttingthestabilizertothesizeofthehoop,keepthestabilizerontherollwhenyouhoop.After
embroideringthefirstsection,carefullytearawaythefabricfromthestabilizer.Givethestabilizeraquickpresstosmoothoutthe
wrinklesfromthefirsthooping.Thenrehoopthenextsectionofstabilizerandcontinueembroidering.
Thefollowingpagespicturesevenembroideredscenes,plusoptionalwordandsnowflakeadditions.Eachsceneindicatesthe
orderinwhichthevariousdesignsmakingupthatgroupingshouldbestitched.Ineachinstance,startwithbackgrounddesigns
andworktowardforegrounddesigns.Somedesignsareembroideredoverportionsofotherdesigns.
Todetermineplacementofthescenes,dividetheskirtintosevensections.Printtemplatesforeachofthedesigns,arrangescenes
withtemplatesandembroider.Note:Althoughyoucanuseconventionalprinterpapertoprinttemplates,printingonTranslucentFoundationPaperallowsyoutoseethroughthepaper,makingiteasiertopositiondesigns.
Optionalembroideredadditions:
- Embroiderworddesigns“LetItSnow”and“WinterWonderland”alternatinginbetweenscenes.
- Embroidersnowflakesinandaroundscenesandwords,aswellasabove,asdesired.
Whenembroideringondarkfabricorwhenstitchingonedesignontopofanother,youmayfindthatthefabricorthestitching
underneathshowsthroughtheembroidery.WerecommendusingWhiteStabilizeIt!PermanentToppingStabilizertoprevent
thosestitchingissues.Withtheexceptionofthesnowflakes,positiontoppingstabilizerbeforestitchingeachdesign.
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Design Layout and Modifications
Theguidesonthefollowingpagesindicatewhichdesignswereused,wherethosedesignswereplacedonthetreeskirt,andhowthe
designsweremodified(resized,rotated,mirrorimaged,and/orthreadcolorsmodifiedfromthoseindicatedwiththedesigns),aswellas
thedesignstitchingorder.Ifthreadcolorsarenotlisted,usethecolorsspecifiedonthecolorchartincludedontheCD.
=Degreestorotateleft
=Degreestorotateright
=Mirrorimagehorizontally
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=Percentagetoresizedesign
=Modifiedthreadcolor
Scene 7
Scene 1
Scene 6
Scene 2
Scene 5
Scene 3
Scene 4
Scene 1
#140
3°
#142
Design
Stitching
Order:
#142
#140
#110
#134
#134
#134
Scene2
#110
#138
#140
2°
#134
#141
2°
Design
Stitching
Order:
#140
#141
#138
#119
#134
#117
#119
1°
#134
#117
2°
*Color 6=1144
*Color 7=1145
Scene 3
#141
2°
Design
Stitching
Order:
#140
4°
#130
#141
#140
#130
#134left
#107
#126
#134right
#101
#107
1°
#134
#126
#134
#101
4°
Scene4
#140
106%
#142
#145
#124
#130
#140
Design
Stitching
Order:
#140
#140
#142
#130
#134
#104
#124
#145
#104
#134
Scene5
Design
Stitching
Order:
#141
8°
#141
#140
#138
#137
#105
#129
#112
#137
91%
#140
1°
#129
6°
#105
#138
Scene6
#112
#142
#140
4°
Design
Stitching
Order:
#142
#140
#130
#134
#125
#125
#134
#130
Scene 7
Design
Stitching
Order:
#141
1°
#141
#138
#109
#130
#130
10°
#109
OptionalWord
Accents
#138
5°
#133
#143
#143
#133
#133
#143
OptionalSnowflakeAccents:
*Color1=1087
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