Tuesday, 25 August 2015

More Pfaffing .... Experiments in Texture & Free Motion Embroidery


I still had some fabric scraps left over from the earlier strip patchwork bag I made, so decided to make another tote bag but this time to experiment by wadding the bag lightly & having a go with the free embroidery foot on my new Pfaff Expression 3.5.  The highly recommended free embroidery capabilities of the Pfaff were the reason I chose it over the Husqvarna I was originally about to buy (that & the excellent offer at Sewing Machine World!!)  

I randomly embroidered sections of the bag which I had assembled by the strip & quilt method & am pleased with the effect.  If you look at the lining, you can see my attempts at free embroidery more clearly!


I know this is pretty amateurish, but the free motion on the Pfaff is amazing & I am looking forward to improving!

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