Mobile Menu IconMenu
Advanced Embroidery Designs -- Online Center for Machine Embroidery Designs
Ready for Christmas Sale! 30% off All Christmas Designs, including FSL, Cutwork Lace, Redwork and more!

Embroidery Contest 2009

Entry # 1

The very first entry of the Best Project Contest 2009 is a quilt made by the paticipant for friends celebrating their 25th anniversary.

Here is what she writes: "The wife is of American Indian descent and several of the symbols on the quilt have special meaning to her culture. I wanted to use one strong color and used several fabric textures to piece each square so although all the fabrics are the same color the difference in the way light reacts with the textures shows off the different pieces of each block.

I used crushed velvet that was a knit fabric and fused interfacing to the back before
embroidery not only for the stability needed for the embroidery but also to make it act more as a woven rather than a knit. I also used satin for its reflective quality and a faux suede for the non reflective quality.

The matching shams have been monogrammed with the couples initials."

The project is made on a Brother 1200D machine.

The designs used are from Easter Quilt Block Set, Feather Quilting Set,
Mandala Quilting Set, Quilting Pattern Set II.

Embroidery Contest 2009 image 1

Click to enlarge

Embroidery Contest 2009 image 2
Back to the Contest Entries page

Mailing List
Enter your e-mail for news, discounts and exclusive special offers.


Find us on Twitter

Special Offers

Bonus design on all orders over $50
One-Color Reindeer Set

Shop Now!

Announcement
Best Project Contest
The results are in!
Featured Project
Check out our latest project Birds and Blooms Quilted Tablerunner
Tutorials
Never heard of photo stitch? - Check out our What is Photo Stitch? page
Most Popular Designs
|| Home || Shop || Free Designs || New Designs ||
|| Projects || Tutorials || Links || About Us || Contact Us ||
|| Store Policy || Licensing || Accessibility ||

Social Media:

Copyright © Advanced Embroidery Designs. All Rights Reserved.