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Old 12-06-2008, 07:49 PM
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Do candlemats have any special batting on the inside. Also does anyone know where to find a free pattern?
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Old 12-07-2008, 09:28 AM
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The candlemat patterns that I've made are from felted wool. After the embroidery work is done on the one layer, then you stitch a backing of the felted wool on to cover your stitching but also it gives it more stability. The patterns were from Bareroots.
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Old 12-07-2008, 10:23 AM
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orphan blocks are also a great way to make candle mats
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Old 12-08-2008, 07:37 PM
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If you sign-up to receive both Annie's Attic and Clotilde's daily ad there are some patterns for candle mats on them. On Annie's Attic there is a free pattern each day and Clotilde's once a week. Sometimes they are candle mat patterns. However, if you look at the photos in the ads they look easy enough to copy without using a purchased pattern. At least they give some ideas to create your own.
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Old 12-09-2008, 05:31 AM
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I just got a candle mat pattern from Clotilde's. Yesterday I checked and it was still there- quick go get it! If it's gone, pm me, I'll scan it in and email it to you.
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