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Thread: Another Folded Dahlia

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    Senior Member nance-ell's Avatar
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    I started this as soon as I saw the tutorial for the folded Dahlia. Grasped the concept and put it aside to work on other projects. Finally brought it back out today and finished it (except for stuffing the pillow). It's far from perfect, but I like it. Just wondering if anyone else has a good tip for tacking down the folds (or am I the only one who has had a problem with that)?
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    That is very pretty. Have never made one.

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    That is beatiful. Sorry can't help on tacking down the folds. (This is on my very long to do list)

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    it's very pretty. i haven't seen anyone discuss tacking down the folds on this forum.

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    I don't think the folds should be tacked down.

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    Beautiful work, looks good to me

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    I love your project!!! And I would love to attempt making one of them, was it difficult?

    sandy14

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    This is beautiful!!

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    That is on my "to do" list.

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    Beautiful colors.

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    i`m working on one ...doing a quilt with them ..had to sew down the middle of the folds .so it won`t come apart ..not the look i want ...by doing that ..but its needed.did use invisible thread that helped ...when i get more done will post pic ....try one ..an good luck....

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    Quote Originally Posted by needles3thread
    I don't think the folds should be tacked down.
    I think you're probably right if I had layered my fabric closer together so each top layer would hold the others down. . After looking back at the tutorial and some other I realize that I spread mine out too much and they very easily pull out. I may try lifting some layers up a bit and apply some fabri-tac.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sandy14
    I love your project!!! And I would love to attempt making one of them, was it difficult?

    sandy14
    It's not difficult at all, just a little time consuming (at least it was for me).

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    I made one and tacked mine down

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    love it.....just try again...learn as we go... :thumbup:

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