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Thread: DIY fringe! Or fringe benefits!

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    I am working on a quilt called BOM Basket of Flowers by Marian Shenk. Some of the flowers have fabric fringe. I have never had success with making fringe out of fabric and I know there are embroidery designs with fringe, but I don't have an embroidery machine. I thought why not make my own. The embroidery machine and only zigzag so wide and my machine can do that! So I thought I would put up a tutorial and this is my first time so---be nice to me!! LOL I know you will!

    First draw a circle where you what the fringe to be
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    Set your machine to the widest zigzag and close together--satin stitch. The needle should hit the circle on the inside.
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    Sorry for the blur. But it should look something like this.
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    Continuing.

    This one is better. I went around twice. Now sew the inside of the ZZ with a smaller ZZ stitch to hold it inplace. You will remove the bobbin stitching but it has to be secured. Go around twice, at least with your small ZZ stitch.
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    Sew on the center of the flower
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    Now the center of the flower is secure
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    Some more pictures:

    Now carefully cut the bobbin thread with you seam ripper
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    Loosen the fringe with some blunt like tweezers
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    Flowers with fringe! I hope this will be a help. God bless Emmy
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    Good Tut....lots of possiblities.

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    That is so cool. Thanks for the tute. Great job.

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    Thanks for sharing, I will using this tute soon.

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    Looks like good fun and will be something interesting to add to quilts. Thankyou.

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    Very Cool!!!! Good Job!!!

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    So very cool thanks for sharing.

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    What a great idea. I love making wall hangings and making the flowers this way will add that extra dimension. Thank you for a great new tip...and your instructions are easy to follow. Photos give me the picture I need. You're wonderful

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