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If you think that sewing isn't for you, think again. These curve stitching patterns look fantastic and once you've got the hang of it, they take next to no time to do. All you need is a little bit of coordinate know-how!
It is useful to practise this just by drawing lines using your ruler to start with, then you'll be more confident when it comes to the real curved stitching. Here's how to practise:
Now that you've had a go on paper, you're ready to stitch!
|Push the needle down through the point (0,10) so that you have a line of thread over the y axis.
|Push the needle up at (2,0) and down into (0,8).
|Unthread the needle and tape down the end on the back of the card.
There are lots of variations on this curve stitching idea. Why not try some of these:
|Extend the axes, for example: