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    Designer Diva

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    I bought a lovely curtain panel a few years ago in blue poly with brown delicate flowers embroidered on it. The other day i bought two light gray poly panels. Now what to do? I was thinking the flowers I cut out should be backed with some light weight fusible interfacing perhaps. I can get twenty 9 1/2 inch blocks of the flowers.
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    Missouri Star

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    Wish I had some good ideas for you because that fabric is gorgeous. I'm anxious to see what others suggest.

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    Missouri Star

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    I'm not familiar enough with working with poly that's in curtains. I'd be afraid it would be slippery and difficult to work with.
    Katrina


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    Binding Belle

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    beautiful curtains/fabric. the first thing I thought of is how much heat is needed to adhere a fusible interfacing. Would the fabric melt? What does the care label say? Can you use the panels in larger pieces than 9.5 blocks? Maybe use as a larger panel and add borders, then sandwich and quilt? I still am concerned about the heat needed for the pressing/ironing needed for seams. I bought a light blocking curtain panel to make into a cafe style curtain for a smaller window, and getting it pressed so it looked less "homemade" was a real challenge. Lower heat doesn't always work. Took a good bit of time to clean that curtain off my iron!

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