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    ???embroidery on tp

    I understand people are emb on toilet paper...so whatz with that?
    How is it displayed, can you show us a pic please. Thanks

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    Yeah....I don't get it either....plus, wouldn't the thread clog the drain.....?

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    Here's someone that embroiders on TP.

    http://laboneyard.com/catalog.php?category=16

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    I have embroidered on TP and gave it as a fun gift to my family and friends at Christmas. I embroidered poinsettias on it.
    Gloria 

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    Do you embroider just the top sheet for decoration, or do you unroll it and embroider throughout the roll? Or do you embroider once but all the way through the roll?
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    You fold the first 3 sheets together and embroider on them....just one design on the beginning of the roll. You have to unroll a bit of the rest from the roll so it doesn't rip when the hoop moves on the machine.
    Gloria 

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    I always thought this would be fun but could never figure out how without tearing nowI think I get it! do you also use stabilizer?

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    It sounds interesting but in a different way. I wonder if you could use this method to make embroidery designs for applique? Do a dense design on 3 layers of the tissue and then soak it to remove it from the paper.

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    These are a few of mine that I have embroidered on TP. it is fun and looks great in the bathroom.
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    Kathleen did you use stabilizer? how do you hoop it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krsy View Post
    Here's someone that embroiders on TP.

    http://laboneyard.com/catalog.php?category=16
    Too funny!

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    Thanks for splaining...and people laughed at me for embroidering caskets, seriously.

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    You have too much time on your hands!!!!

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    Well, now I think I have seen it all. Embroidery on TP? Really? It begs the question...why? (Don't answer, please. I really don't want to know.)
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    Wow, this is absolutely funny! A good plan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by joyce blint View Post
    Yeah....I don't get it either....plus, wouldn't the thread clog the drain.....?
    You don't use it on your bottoms; its for decoration purposes only unless you tear off the embroidered sheets and use the rest. I like giving gifts that people can't go into a store and buy very easily or even displaying them in my house. It's different and I like that.
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    My sister has a dog and a cat, so, I made some toilet paper designs for her. One has a cat sitting by some unrolled toilet paper and it says "I didn't do it" and another one where the cat says, "The dog did it". Then I have one where the dog is sitting by some unrolled tp and it says, "I didn't do it" and one that says, "The cat did it". I also have football, soccer, and some other ones. They are fun to do. I give them as gifts.
    Laura

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    I have embroiderd on TP. I tore off 5 sheets and put soft cut away stabilizer on the back of the 3rd piece. Be careful of the design you pick as you don't want a dense embroidery. X-stitch works well. Stitch pattern, trim stablizer, and carefully put back around roll. Wrap with tulle and a ribbon. Here are my projects.
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    I love doing them. They sell great at craft shows.
    Hoop tearaway stabilizer. Spray with 505. Lay 1st sheet if tp centered over stabilizer. Do not use dense designs. Unroll a few sheets so the hoop can move w/o tearing the tp. When done. I cut the stabilizer to fit the emb. sheet, then roll it back up. I then wrap the roll in celophane paper. Saran Wrap colored paper works great. Please do try one.

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    Great house warming gifts!

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    Quote Originally Posted by laura59 View Post
    My sister has a dog and a cat, so, I made some toilet paper designs for her. One has a cat sitting by some unrolled toilet paper and it says "I didn't do it" and another one where the cat says, "The dog did it". Then I have one where the dog is sitting by some unrolled tp and it says, "I didn't do it" and one that says, "The cat did it". I also have football, soccer, and some other ones. They are fun to do. I give them as gifts.
    That sounds really cute. I have a small American Eskimo that is 2 yrs old and if she finds tissue or paper towel down she'll shred them. Thank goodness that she leaves the stuff on the roll alone. I got some really cute Christmas designs this yr to put on the TP. What kind of stablizier do you use? I know that's a loaded question because most of us have our favorites but I like hearing what others use to see if they have a better one.
    Judy

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    If I were to go to that much trouble, I think I'd embroider on a reusable toilet paper cover. Less likely to get flushed, especially in a house with kiddies.
    Stephanie in Mena

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    Quote Originally Posted by alleyoop1 View Post
    You have too much time on your hands!!!!

    I agree!!
    Way to much time.....LOL
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    They are cute -

    But in our household it would be considered a waste of good paper and thread.

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    I love the idea and this will make a great fun gift for me to give at Christmas to my daughter's in-laws plus my children.
    Grandmeto6 aka Judy

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