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    What size satin should I use for a childs shawl? For my shawls I use 60 inch fabric. Wouldn't that be too wide? It's going to be double sided with 14' satin fringe. I read a previous post that the length should be from fingertip to fingertip.

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    I dunno if it goes for children too, but I was told that you can measure from the backs of the thighs, to the nape of the neck, i dunno, just what i was told

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    • #3
      Ok.. I'm gonna use that as a guide.


      Thanks ;)

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      • #4
        cool, what colors are you using? (dont remember if ya mentioned )much luck !

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        • #5
          I'm using lavendar satin with dark purple, black and white ribbon.
          I cut the material wrong now I have to go by more satin

          Do you have any tips for sewing on the ribbon? I think I saw a thread on how to do that.. I'm gonna search for it.


          Thanks:)

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          • #6
            I dont know how ribbion id done, but i can find out for you if you cant find anything. OOO pretty purples :) that is going to be so cute!

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            • #7
              If I need any more tips I will e-you. If I know of anyone I will let you know. I figured it out this weekend. Satin is just so hard to work with .. it's very delicate and snags easily.

              Thanks!:D

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              • #8
                i have a question, okay, my shawl is going to be made out of pannels, should I just cut the pannels like a quilt and sew together? or what I have no idea, i am thinking that would be the right way to do it, and then put backing on it, but wanted to get another opinion

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                • #9
                  When I use panels on a shawl, I cut out the panel, then iron on the fuse on (or wonder-under) to the panel, and then iron on the panel to the shawl. The fuse on just makes life a little easier. All of the designs go on flat and are easier to sew.
                  :huddle: Learn to associate with the white man, learn his ways, get an education. With an education, you are his equal; without it, you are his victim. - Chief Plenty Coups, Crow

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                  • #10
                    OO didnt even think of that, thanks!!!

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