by debswebster 05 Jan 2015

Hello all Durbanites, I have a friend in need of 3 pairs of chicken eyes to be stitched onto 3 chicken costumes. The dimensions are 16cm x 19cm.Unfirtunately I only have a 10cm x 10cm hoop. Please pm me!!! Thanks.

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by toogie 06 Jan 2015

Deb, what about applique a large circle with a smaller circle on top,and emb a tiny dot for the pupil? I have circle designs on my machine. I just saw you want them bigger than your machine can do. You maybe could still applique and zizzag a satin stitch SLOWLY around the circles. You would probably need to temporarily bond them so they wouldn't move/shift while you satin stitched. Just my idea, but may not suit what he wants. Good Luck-Toogie

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debswebster by debswebster 06 Jan 2015

Toogie, you are so right!! I have done a sample in 10x8, so he can actually see the size. And, yes, if all else fails, I can experiment using your advise. Thank you xxx

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by debswebster 06 Jan 2015

Thank you katydid and asterixsew, I did suggest felt with buttons, simple solution, but he is set on an embroidered finish. Sigh....

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by katydid 05 Jan 2015

Maybe you could use buttons sewed on for eyes. Or cut out felt eyes and glue or sew on. I wish i could help you. Kay

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by asterixsew Moderator 05 Jan 2015

ttt

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by asterixsew Moderator 05 Jan 2015

ttt as help urgently needed

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