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Shadow work by machine, is achieved by hooping a sheer fabric,and stitching a base with bright threads. By placing a top fabric of sheer Batiste fabric over the base, produces an opaque shadow effect that comes through the fabric when outlined.

buggy free pattern by annieoakleaves, via Flickr

Cute little bugs free embroidery pattern. Would be great for 'Bee happy' etc. card or hoop embroidery or drawing.

Fun sails for Mayflower project

Line, shape and pattern on pirate ship sails - feeling stitchy: Patterns: Embroidered and Appliqued Ship

Stitch combinations for crazy quilting

In these examples TRIPLE CHAIN was used to create motifs. Also used Zig Zag Chain Stitch. Experiment and enjoy!