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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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