Lovely Bride’s Jew­elry Roll: Part 3

Maria Teresa Vi­tali

Just Cross Stitch - - Contents - De­sign by Maria Teresa Vi­tali of MTV De­signs

Part 3 of the Lovely Bride’s Jew­elry Roll brings the en­tire piece to­gether with de­tailed as­sem­bly in­struc­tions. If you pre­fer, stitch the borders or in­di­vid­ual mo­tifs by them­selves to cre­ate lovely or­na­ments, framed pieces or even towel borders.

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Lovely Bride’s Jew­elry Roll: Part 3

Skill Level: Ad­vanced

Fin­ish­ing Ma­te­ri­als & In­struc­tions

• Co­or­di­nat­ing silk fab­ric

• Thin quilt bat­ting

• Polyester fiber­fill

• One spool 7mm-wide tea tree Dinky–

Dyes silk rib­bon*

• Co­or­di­nat­ing sewing thread

• 3/4"- di­am­e­ter mother- of-pearl thread

rings from Kelm­scott De­signs*

Note: Re­fer to pho­tos and di­a­grams through­out as­sem­bly process.

Jew­elry Roll Ex­te­rior: This sec­tion uses the stitched piece from Part 1 of this se­ries. Press stitched piece from re­verse side, straight­en­ing as much as pos­si­ble. Trim stitched piece to 11/4" from stitch­ing on all sides.

Cut a piece of silk fab­ric to same size as trimmed stitched piece. Fold 5/8" seam al­lowance to back of stitched piece and press folds. Re­peat for silk fab­ric. Cut quilt bat­ting to same size (to fit in­side folded seam al­lowances). Cut two 6" lengths of silk rib­bon.

Place stitched piece, right side down, on work sur­face. Place quilt bat­ting on top of stitched piece, in­side folded edges. Place silk fab­ric, right side up, atop bat­ting. Place ap­prox­i­mately 1" of a silk rib­bon be­tween silk fab­ric and bat­ting in cen­ter of short­est edge (a) (see di­a­grams 1 and 2). Baste lay­ers to­gether.

Slip-stitch edges of stitched piece and silk fab­ric to­gether, be­ing sure to se­cure rib­bon. On de­sign side of roll, sew end of sec­ond silk rib­bon (b) to bot­tom of cen­ter mo­tif (see di­a­gram 2).

Jew­elry Roll In­te­rior: This sec­tion uses the three stitched pieces ( Pocket, Neck­lace Car­rier and Rings Car­rier) from Part 2 of the se­ries.

Press all three stitched pieces from the re­verse side, straight­en­ing as much as pos­si­ble.

Work­ing with the Pocket first, trim the side that will be the open end to 1" from stitch­ing. Trim re­main­ing three sides to 1/4" from stitch­ing. Fold un­der open-end side 1/2" from stitch­ing. Fold un­der re­main­ing sides next to stitch­ing. Press folds. Place Pocket (c) on silk fab­ric of jew­elry roll as in­di­cated in di­a­gram 1. Sew us­ing a lad­der stitch around three sides of Pocket to roll, leav­ing open end free.

Next, trim Neck­lace Car­rier stitched piece to 1/2" from stitch­ing on all sides. Fold back al­lowance next to stitch­ing and press. Place Neck­lace Car­rier (d) on jew­elry roll as in­di­cated in di­a­gram 1. Stitch to roll along all sides.

For Rings Car­rier and ring roll, trim Rings Car­rier stitched piece to 1/2" from stitch­ing on all sides. Fold back seam al­lowance and press. Place Rings Car­rier (e) on jew­elry roll as in­di­cated in di­a­gram 1. Stitch to roll along all sides.

Cut a 15/8" x 31/8" piece of silk fab­ric for ring roll. Fold in half on long side, right sides to­gether. Sew to­gether long side and one short end. Turn right side out and fill with polyester fiber­fill un­til firm. Cut two 6" lengths of silk rib­bon. Place end of one rib­bon (f) in open end of ring roll and sew closed, se­cur­ing rib­bon. Place ring roll ( g) on Ring Car­rier sec­tion as in­di­cated in di­a­gram 1. Sew end op­po­site rib­bon to ring car­rier (h).

Sew one end of sec­ond rib­bon (i) to ring car­rier near rib­bon end of ring roll. Once rings are placed on ring roll, rib­bons can be tied into bow to keep rings on roll.

Sew mother-of-pearl thread rings ( j) to Neck­lace Car­rier sec­tion as in­di­cated in di­a­gram 1.

Lovely Bride’s Jew­elry Roll: Part 3 Jew­elry Roll Ex­te­rior Fin­ish­ing Di­a­gram 2 Lovely Bride’s Jew­elry Roll: Part 3 Jew­elry Roll In­te­rior Fin­ish­ing Di­a­gram 1

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