|Compatible Fabric Cutter||GO! Fabric Cutter (55100S), GO! Big Electric Fabric Cutter (55500)|
|Compatible Dies||See Description Tab for full list of dies.|
|Embroidery Formats Included||ART4, ART6, DST, EXP, HUS, PCS, PES, SEW, VP3, XXX|
|Number of Designs||49|
|Weight in lbs.||0.02|
|Brand||Sarah Vedeler Designs|
This multi format CD contains 49 individual designs as well as designs formatted for a 12 month block of the month program with detailed, illustrated instructions.
GO! Be Dazzled designs are compatible with AccuQuilt GO! dies, making it an excellent library of designs for the following dies:
The dies used for GO! Be Dazzled are compatible with both GO! and GO! Baby cutters. In case you don't have access to a cutter, the CD contains templates for all dies so that you can trace and cut your applique shapes.
Formats included: ART4, ART6, DST, EXP, HUS, PCS, PES, SEW, VP3, XXX.
GO! Be Dazzled CD
Original designs featuring Embroidered Appliqué for Quilters. Multi format CD contains 49 individual designs with illustrated instructions.
Formats included: ART4, ART6, DST, EXP, HUS, PCS, PES, SEW, VP3, XXX. Due to hoop size limitations, all designs may not be available in all formats.
This design collection is for use by original purchaser only. Commercial sale of finished products using this collection is allowed, but restricted to no more than a total of ten (10) pieces and may be offered for sale in local venues only. Sales via mass marketing, sales to retail stores, catalog sales, internet sales and internet auction sales are strictly prohibited and will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. All copyrights apply to artwork, instructions and electronic designs, and are protected under U.S. and International copyright laws. Unauthorized reproduction by any means of all, or any portion of this product is strictly forbidden. Digitized by Sarah Vedeler.
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Sarah Vedeler's digitizing is always spot on. It does not matter what machine you have, her instructions are complete and easy to understand. A confident beginner should have no problem completing this project--as long as you know your machine and understand the basics of machine embroidery.
The applique can be completed without Accuguilt dies, but the dies make everything go so much quicker.
(Posted on 1/8/13)
I made this quilt with the instructions, It came out wonderful, I did use a commercial embroidery machine with a large hoop, I have used several of the designs by themselves on several other projects , All the designs were wonderfully digitized and run excellent on a machine.
(Posted on 4/30/12)
The design itself is beautiful but if you try this on your own it is really difficult. My friend and I did this pattern on our own without any classes and had to communicate via email over all the problems we encountered. Perhaps it was that it is really aimed at Bernina owners and we both own Pfaff machines but it really is for a very experienced sewer with great computer knowledge. I would not recommend it without a class and an instructor who can assist you.
(Posted on 2/13/12)
I honestly think this is one of my favorite sets of designs I have ever purchased. I have not made the quilt, but I have used many of the designs. The designs are beautifully digitized, look gorgeous with or without applique. And being able to use them with the GO! shapes for applique is just icing on the cake!
(Posted on 6/8/11)
GO! Be Dazzled uses applique shapes cut using the AccuQuilt GO! cutter and dies. The GO! makes cutting so fast, and also so accurate. But having cut the applique shapes, how do you know where to put them when stitching out an embroidery design?
Before I go any further, if you’ve been wanting to purchase GO! Be Dazzled but it just hasn’t been the right time for you to do it, be sure to read all the way to the end. I have a special offer for you!
For the majority of embroidery machines, the square blocks are going to take at least 2, if not more, hoopings to complete. In order to guarantee success, even for someone completely new to Embroidered Applique, I devised an easy system for placement of not only the applique shapes on the background fabric, but also for positioning the background fabric in the hoop.
The CD contains complete illustrated instructions for each block, but sometimes there’s nothing quite like a few good photos to tell the tale, so here goes!
The photos that follow were taken while stitching out a “hearts” block (month 06) using the jumbo hoop on my Bernina 830. Your hoop may not be as big as this hoop, but the principles remain the same.
The first thing you are going to do is hoop a piece of medium/heavy weight tearaway stabilizer. The key here is “TEARAWAY”. When you are all done with the embroidery for each block, you want to get rid of as much stabilizer as possible from around the applique shapes. Tearaway makes this sooooo much easier!
The first color to stitch (after you have put the hoop in your embroidery machine) is going to be a placement line to tell you where to position the background fabric. This will be at least a cross-hair marking the center of the block. If you are using a jumbo hoop, you will also get the outline for the block – or at least for the half that you are stitching.
On the background fabric (which has been prepared with a fusible tearaway stabilizer on the back), you will mark the center as specified in the directions. For months 5, 6 and 8 (all squares) this will be the center with the fabric placed square on. For month 7 this will be the center with the fabric placed on point.
Remove the hoop from the embroidery machine and place it on an ironing board (with a padded surface). Take a pin and push it through the center marked on the background fabric. Guide the same pin through the center marked by stitching lines on the stabilizer in the hoop.
Now take a second pin, and poke it through the fabric a couple of inches above the center pin. Move the fabric as necessary (it should swivel around the center pin) until the second pin is aligned with the corresponding point on the stitching on the stabilizer. Use 4 pins to secure the fabric to the stabilizer. (If you really want to, use 505. I am just not a fan of spray adhesives.
Return the hoop to the machine.
The next thing to stitch (in most but not all cases) will be a tackdown line to hold the background fabric in place. For the smaller hoops, this will not happen but do not worry! What comes next works just as well to hold the fabric in place!
Now to get your applique shapes positioned exactly where you want them in the hoop.
The next thing to stitch is placement lines for the first layer of applique shapes.
Click on the photo to see a larger version – it’s a bit easier to see the placement lines!
Now you can go to the ironing board and fuse the first layer of applique shapes in place.
When you are done, return the hoop to the embroidery machine and stitch out the placement lines for any remaining layers of applique shapes. For the heart block, the large hearts in the center of the block have a second, smaller heart, layered over the top.
Here is the block with all layers of applique shapes fused on…
Now you can stitch straight through to the end, changing thread colors as desired.
To stitch the other half of the block (or however many hoopings are required for the hoop that you are using), remove all of the stabilizer that was in the hoop from around the applique shapes. The fusible tearaway stabilizer on the back of the background fabric should be left in place.
Hoop another (clean) piece of tearaway stabilizer. Go through the same set of steps as before. The only difference is that the block already has some stitching on it.
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