Hi, I’m Emilee. I love to sew and create fun projects. I just recently joined the Shannon Fabrics team as the Account Manager for South and North Dakota. I love traveling from shop to shop seeing all of the great projects while helping customers and shop owners with Shannon Fabrics. Machine embroidery and Shannon Fabrics are the perfect pair! When I saw the new set of the Stitch ‘N’ Turn Easter on Embroidery Online I knew I wanted to make them out of Cuddle®!
Hi, everyone! I’m Veronica, and I’m guest posting from my blog, sewVery, where I share pattern reviews, all the outfits I make my four-year-old daughter as well as purses and other sewing and crafty projects that I put together. I rediscovered sewing just two years ago, and since then, I can’t go a day without thinking of my next project!
When a dear friend asked me to make a few baby items for her to give as gifts, I jumped at the chance to make something with the Terry Cloth and Cuddle Chevrons & ZigZags from Shannon Fabrics. I used Terry Cloth in Snow White and Chevron in Red/ Snow. Both are so soft and were a dream to sew!
Today, I’m sharing my tutorial on how to make your own terry and Cuddle burp cloth with an embroidered monogram or decorative design. Let’s get started!
First, cut out your fabrics. Here’s what you need…
After you cut out your terry cloth, embroider your favorite design or monogram onto the terry cloth. I used tear away stabilizer on the back and a piece of solvy on the front when I stitched my design.
Here’s a close up for reference. I find that serging raw edges of the Cuddle not only makes for a neater finished edge, but the fabric is less likely to creep than when you use a regular sewing machine foot. For the straight stitches, I used my regular sewing machine with my walking foot attached and a stitch length of 3 – 3.5. I also used a stretch needle.
Fold back the seam you just sewed and finger press. Your pieces should now look something like this when laid out right side up.
* Note: It might be helpful to pin the edges before topstitching all the way around.
That’s all there is to it! Pretty easy, right? And I sewed together a matching bib and baby wash cloth to go with the gift set for my friend.
Thank you sewVery much for joining me at My Cuddle Corner today! I had a great time creating this project with my Shannon Fabrics! We love reading your comments, so please let us know if you like this tutorial!
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Hello. My name is Amanda Murphy and I’m a fabric designer and a quilt designer with my own line of patterns. I’m so happy to be guest-blogging for Shannon Fabrics, the makers of Cuddle fabric, on their new “My Cuddle Corner” blog. Many quilt patterns lend themselves really well to Cuddle fabric, particularly those with large appliqué shapes. Blossoms is a pattern in my line that I thought was particularly well-suited to working with Cuddle, and it makes a really fun quilt for a baby girl.
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