by awesome1 28 Oct 2016

Six tiny crosses that will go into Xmas cards--fsl with varigated metallic thread--except the one at the top is flipped. Question: when using metallicc for fsl, what is usually put on the bobbin for the back of the work? I used a varigated yellow rayon, it doesn't look too bad, but was wondering as I have many metallic colors. These crosses are a segment of the free rosary offered by skeldalehouse.com that someone mentioned here the other day.

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by pldc 01 Nov 2016

very pretty, I agree with Carolyn same top & bottom

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by cfidl 30 Oct 2016

Whatever works for the bobbin thread. That is my motto! Love these pieces.

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by marianb 29 Oct 2016

Fabulous.. I haven't seen variegated metallic before will have to check my colour chart..

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awesome1 by awesome1 29 Oct 2016

Thank you. It doesn't appear so in the photo, but it really sparkles--my fave metallic.

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by Sewmum1 28 Oct 2016

These are pretty, I made some verigated ones from yoriko's site but haven't tried metallic thread yet.

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awesome1 by awesome1 29 Oct 2016

Thank you!

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by dragonflyer 28 Oct 2016

Beautifully done...

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awesome1 by awesome1 29 Oct 2016

I think I will ''chop'' down to just the cross and do a few of those.

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by graceandham 28 Oct 2016

I like your variegated solution.

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awesome1 by awesome1 29 Oct 2016

I think it worked best for my Babylock. I tried the metallic in the bobbin yesterday p.m. and tangled, cut, removed the needle plate 4 times! Will just try to match this thread with the vari rayon from now on. Maybe give a go in my PE180..it will drive thru mud!

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by sandralane 28 Oct 2016

Thanks for sharing with us, great work. Sandra.

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by gerryvb 28 Oct 2016

they are lovely, great idea to use part of the rosary!

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awesome1 by awesome1 29 Oct 2016

Thx--I often use only parts of a design, but it is only for me so I hope designers don't mind.

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by noah 28 Oct 2016

I use same thread top and bottom **they look cool

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awesome1 by awesome1 28 Oct 2016

thanks, I think I will try next ones with gold metallic top and bottom.

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by laffma1 28 Oct 2016

These are awesome!! They will be a terrific addition to your holiday greeting cards.

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laffma1 by laffma1 28 Oct 2016

When doing FSL, I use the same thread in the bobbin as is used for the top thread. Doesn't matter what type, be it rayon, polyester, or metallic - always use the same.

awesome1 by awesome1 28 Oct 2016

thank you--I have never put metalliic on bobbins, so I didn't know how it would stitch. Good to know before experimenting and perhaps damaging machine?!

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