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  • Writer's pictureCarol Wiebe

Get out your magnifying glass

If you get out your magnifying glass, you might be able to see that I’ve added a lot more stitch to Journal page 2.

Journal page 2.1

It’s easy to add pencil marks as you go along. I prefer pencil to pen, as the ink is very hard to paint over. The pencil lines show slightly, later, but I like that look.

The stitching on the edges doesn’t matter;  it will be covered later, so I just quickly blanket stitch or even overcast them to keep them in place. Even very irregular stitching looks good with paint on it, though, so this is perfect for far-less-than-perfect embroiderers like myself.

#stitchpaper #embroidery #magnifyingglass #pencil #edges #blanketstitch #embroiderer

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