by sebsews ( edited 14d ago ) 14d ago

Well, here is my first September challenge project. Not happy with the turnout. I will wash and probably keep. Any ideas why it stitched out like missing stitches? Also is this design a single or is it part of a pack? Hugs and flowers to all, Suzanna


by peafarm 8d ago

I think we have all had things unexplained happen to our embroideries and wonder why. I like Kim's explanation and possibly stitches slid to one side or other of the grain since each, the threads and the towel has same directional path. But, I struggle sometimes with 'did I have enough stabilizer behind something' then you put too much and everything feels like cardboard---not good for a towel. Funny how my things are always gifts and I do nothing for myself. Anyways, I love this design and your overall finish looks great to me.

by sewpam 11d ago

Perfect!! I do not see any flaws.

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sebsews by sebsews 4d ago

Oh the flaws are there. Thanks for looking!

by basketkase 11d ago

Great your colors........

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sebsews by sebsews 4d ago

Thank you! Yes the colors are all for fall! Humm, maybe All For Fall would be cute font added instead on Happy Fall. There I go again trying to change things!

by robinbird 11d ago

Such a lovely& perky looking pumpkin design you've done.I agree no one else will notice any problems but,if so that's their issue. Thanks for sharing it. Have a blessed stitching day. :>)

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sebsews by sebsews 4d ago

Thanks and I agree but always trying to make it perfect.

by sonjapotgieter 12d ago

Beautiful!!!Well done!!

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sebsews by sebsews 4d ago

Thank you! I like the design very much.

by airyfairy 12d ago

Why is it that we all see faults in our work? The finished design looks great. I think that it may be something to do with the topping. It looks as if it is pulling .

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sebsews by sebsews 4d ago

Not sure, I am going to do another to see what happens. I know I always find the faults. I need to work on my negitive side.

by mrskiki 12d ago

Cute design-no pun intended! The front looks great and no one else will notice the back. Hugs. Nan

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sebsews by sebsews 12d ago

Yes it is a nice Cute design. Congratulations on the 10000 flowers! Thanks for commenting.

by toogie 12d ago

Love how it came out. The finish isn't bad, in my opinion.

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sebsews by sebsews 12d ago

No not bad but could be better. Thanks for looking.

by asterixsew Moderator 13d ago

Thanks for taking part in the September challenge. I like the design that you have used. Its interesting that often we see something that others dont. I am often very hard on myself but my sewing friend says I am seeing something not there. Happens in reverse with her work. I see no issues with your great work or the lovely design used

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sebsews by sebsews 12d ago

I agree. It's like trying to please a customer and I am that customer. Thanks for commenting.

by pennyhal2 13d ago

Looks good to me! Sometimes "up close" visuals lets you see things that are not out of place and look odd. When whou look at the whole design, they blend in and give texture to the design. I notice this especially when I work on towels. If you don't like it, you can send it to me!

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sebsews by sebsews 12d ago

LOL Actually looking at the towel it is really not that bad. When I do another I may change the colars a bit to show more texture. Thanks and have a great day.

by 02kar Moderator 13d ago

I think its cute and the lines give it character. After all, most pumpkins aren't perfectly smooth.

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sebsews by sebsews 12d ago

You are right, that makes me feel better about the design. Thank you for your comment.

by fbusby1 13d ago

look great

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sebsews by sebsews 12d ago

Thank you!

by dragonflyer edited 13d ago

Great Fall towel, Suzanna...I think your "missed stitches" have more to do with the towel than the digitized design...The angle of the stitches is directly in line with the cross grain of your towel...any give in the towel when stitching could cause that small gap line...both are going in the same horizontal direction...

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sebsews by sebsews 12d ago

Thanks for the information. I am going to try it on a no nap fabric.

by pennifold 13d ago

Still looks great Suzanna. You are too hard on yourself. Love Chris

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sebsews by sebsews 12d ago

Thanks Chris, I know I am critical of my work. Always wanting perfect, maybe a bit OCD.

by noah 14d ago


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sebsews by sebsews 13d ago

Thanks! I will keep it and do another for a friend.

by crafter2243 Moderator 14d ago

I think it is a single design. I have never had a design from Cute that did not stitch out perfectly, so I have no clue what could have caused the missed stitches. If I recall it correctly that once i had a problem like this(not with a any of Miss Veronikas designs) I had to change the needle.
Love the design you picked. It still looks good.

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sebsews by sebsews 14d ago

I used a 75/11 needle. Because it is a dense design I will try a size 90 and maybe use a heavier stabilizer. Thanks for the information.