by Rhonda Slack
Rhonda has created the most unique project for you this week!!! Her variety of designs for the scrubbies – will enable you to make one for everyone!!
Dish cloths or I cut up bar mop towels and finished the edges
Net, not Tulle, but the stiffer rougher net. Use in colors of your choice.
Matching Embroidery Thread
Clear wash-away stabilizer for putting on top of the towel so the fibers of
the fabric don’t show through. (I omitted this step to better show you the
You will get a nicer design if you use matching bobbin thread.
Step 1: Hoop a nice tear-away stabilizer. I prefer using a child’s washable glue stick
to adhere the dishcloth in half.
Stitch Color #1 which is the outline stitch and should be a color to match
Step 2: Remove hoop from the machine and cut around the inside of the
design. Cut through the material leaving the stabilizer intact.
Step 3: Return hoop to machine.
Step 4: lay 8 to 12 layers of net on top of design. This will give you a nice
sturdy scrubbing surface. I have used 10 layers in the picture above.
Stitch Color #2 which is the tack down for the net.
Step 5: Remove hoop from machine and trip around the outside of the
design as shown in picture below. Now apply a layer of clear water soluble
stabilizer on top of design area.
Then just continue on with the rest of the design.
Special Directions for the Wine in Glass effect
Follow step 1 and 2
Then lay down your net as follows:
Lay down 2 layers of white net, then take 2 layers of purple net and fold in half and lay it on top of the white net,
then take 2 more layers of white net and lay over the entire design.
Then stitch the rest of the design.
The pig was done with 1 layer of red in between the
layers of white. (I didn’t have pink net)
I hope you enjoy these fun designs.
Designed by Rhonda Slack
All of the designs: