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Blocking & Stiffening 3-D Balls
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Lee Sartori's passion is designing modern, wearable garments and adorable amigurumi. She is the crochet designer behind CoCo Crochet Lee. She can be seen as a guest host on seasons 9 and 10 of the popular PBS show Knit and Crochet Now! and as a crochet expert for Annie's Creative Studio, where she demonstrates fun crochet skills and patterns. Full bio »

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Three-dimensional crochet is creative and fun, but the finished pieces require a different approach to block and stiffen into shape.

In this Quilt & Sew Tips episode brought to you by Annie's Creative Studio, crochet expert Lee Sartori demonstrates how to block and stiffen 3-D balls using the inventive Lighted Ornament Garland pattern.

In this episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Block 3-D balls.
  • Use stiffening spray to hold the shape of the balls.
  • Assemble and embellish the ornaments.
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