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Scrapbook: April Guild Meeting - Sewing with Handwoven Fabrics
Category: Guild Meetings
April Guild Meeting - Sewing with Handwoven Fabrics
4/19/2009  Blacksburg Public Library
Fun and informative!
Expert seamstress and weaver Linda Youngblood presented lots of great information about sewing with handwoven fabric. There were many tips, tricks, and inspiring samples of her work. Thanks for a great program Linda!
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Photos & Information:

Evelyn Lahman models her vest

Evelyn Lahman shows the beautiful lining to her vest

Guild members enjoy looking at samples of sewing techniques and fabrics

Iron-on interfacing to line a sheer fabric

Lined cape with a frog closure

New member Christine wove this lovely wool skirt and vest ensemble

Patchwork of handwoven fabrics, overdyed in the same dyebath

Suzanne tells the story of her blanket, inspired by a similar one that was on the Titanic!

Suzanne tells us about her blouse woven in a lace weave structure

Using commercial fabric to reduce bulk at the waistband

Vice President Deniese shows off her chenille scarf

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