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back of work
Fri, Feb 1, 2008 9:53 AM
Posted by anna
I know the back of the work is supposed to look good too, but, tell me how, when a row has all different colors side by side, do you keep from them bunching up. I haven't got the hang of making the backs look good, too. They are a mess, the fronts look good, tho.
Thank you for any suggestions.
Anna
  • Reply from melissa
    Friday, February 01, 2008 12:05 PM
    what i have always done, is when it get to an certain length of the thread I will slide the needle underneath some of stitching on the back and tie if off and cut it short. Go to top
  • Reply from Sandy O.
    Friday, February 01, 2008 2:26 PM
    What I usually do is run the needle under four to six stitches on the back then double back, however you skip the first one stitch on the return. Then cut thread this will stop the thread from coming loose or just hanging or bunching up under future stitches. Hope this helps. Go to top
  • Reply from  Anita
    Friday, February 01, 2008 3:06 PM
    Anna,
    The following link on this site gives a few tips as well as shows examples of the backs and fronts together.

    http://www.cyberstitchers.com/Galleries/StitchedBacksGallery/index.asp

    Anita
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