personalize christmas stockings

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WILLOWBC posted on Wed, Nov 28 2012 11:47 AM

I am in the process of making beautiful quilted christmas stockings and I want to personalize with the person's name on the top of the stocking.  I had planned to use silk ribbon (i have not used this before) since i love the beauty of the ribbon but am finding it difficult for the fabric i have chosen (a plush velvet).  I want something really rich lush looking.  I know this is a quilting site I am just hoping someone knows the answer.  Thank you in advance :)        Jeanie/BC Canada

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How about some shiny gold cording? It should be flexible enough to shape into letters and easily sewn to the velvet.   (Welcome to QCA!)



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Hi Willow it is nice to meet you. I'm not sure about the velvet, but the gold cord idea sounds good to me.

Life is like a quilt...bits & pieces, joy & sorrow, stitched with love

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Joni replied on Thu, Nov 29 2012 4:07 PM

I think the gold cording along with some beading would really make it "BLING".

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