by pennyhal2 11 Oct 2014

I did this pumpkin in white. Unfortunately, when I put a wss topper on it, I also grabbed a white leave in stabilizer as well. Went to wash the stabilizer out and discovered what I'd done. I can probably save it by carefully cutting away some of the stabilizer and just leaving the middle stuff in there. The design is from Urban Threads


by buffy1 12 Oct 2014

very pretty!

by pennyhal2 12 Oct 2014

I trimmed it up all around the outside, and little bit on the inside on the right! Left the rest of it in and it really came out nice. It looked rather misty after I got rid of all the straight and jagged edges of the stablisler. I wore it last night to a party and everyone asked about it. Got tons of compliments. I didn't tell anyone what I had done!

by dragonflyer 12 Oct 2014

What a shame...beautiful design, beautifully sewn...good luck with the fix...

by NancyBT10 12 Oct 2014

Oh, I can imagine how you felt when realizing your error. It may be salvageable with a little - or maybe a lot- of patience. I enjoy Urban Threads designs too.

by marianb 12 Oct 2014

It's a shame when we make these kind of mistakes, but a lesson well learned can turn into a blessing.. I like Carolyn's idea if trimming doesn't work

by sonjapotgieter 12 Oct 2014


by cj2sew 11 Oct 2014

Lesson learned. They say we all make many mistakes in life if not then we're not learning. I really appreciate that you showed us your mistake because, you're teaching us not to do the same. It sure is beautiful stitching though.

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pennyhal2 by pennyhal2 13 Oct 2014

I've sure have learned a lot!

by sewilso 11 Oct 2014

We all do things that can go awry, it is a very pretty design!

by airyfairy 11 Oct 2014

A lovely design and great stitching. I would also cut away as much stabilizer as possible and see how it looks and then decide.

by noah 11 Oct 2014

I would make another one and sew it on top of this with some fancy stitches from your sewing machine around the square or oval or whatever shape you like .That would really make it extra special. hugs

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asterixsew by asterixsew 11 Oct 2014

Good idea Carolyn

by basketkase 11 Oct 2014

Gorgeous design and stitching!

by highlandermom 11 Oct 2014

Very pretty design........ I wish you well on fix.

by asterixsew Moderator 11 Oct 2014

Good luck with sorting this out. Bet you were very cross when you found out what you had done. If it were mine I think I would cut out as much as possible then embroider the design again a time or two so it overlaps in different colours.

by loosie 11 Oct 2014

It's a beautiful design, I hope all goes well for you :)

by deequilts 11 Oct 2014

I feel so bad for you - been there! - done that! It is so pretty, I hope you can save it.

What I do now is test a little bit of the stabilizer by cutting it off and spraying it with water before I put it on the project. Good Luck Dee.