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Old 06-17-2018, 04:17 PM
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I want to applique words on a wall hanging for my sister. I have been all over the internet and can't find cursive letters that I can download to make up the words. Anyone done this and have a source? I have no problem buying the alphabet because if this is workable, I can see using it on quilts too.
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Old 06-17-2018, 04:34 PM
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I keep it simple and use fonts from Word.
Blow it up to whatever size ..... and trace it out.

(Just remember to reverse it!)
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Old 06-17-2018, 05:11 PM
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On the wall hanging I made for my sister I used velvet stick on letters that I treated like applique. Got them at Michael's in the scrapbooking area. They come in black and white.
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Old 06-17-2018, 05:19 PM
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You can make fonts larger by using a paint or photo manipulation program. You can even convert you own handwriting using paint or photoshop.
Or,
This is one of my fave sites for free fonts:
https://www.dafont.com/

and this is good too:
http://www.fontspace.com/category/handwriting

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Old 06-17-2018, 05:20 PM
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here's another one:
https://www.1001freefonts.com/
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Old 06-17-2018, 07:16 PM
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I have put words on wall hangings with word processing fonts, jacked up to the size I want. (You can type in a larger number than shows up in the size choice list.) Then I traced them (in reverse) onto the paper backing of lightweight bonding material.
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Old 06-19-2018, 04:43 AM
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Using fonts from Word would be my advice also.
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Old 06-19-2018, 04:46 AM
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Originally Posted by carolynjo View Post
Using fonts from Word would be my advice also.
Mine also.
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