This is a template for a home group.
My sister has asked me for some applique sheep designs to use with tweed. These are my first attempt. I didn't have any tweed for the faces so I needle felted some real fleece to some felt and used that. It does give it a 3D look which I like. I used twi
My first make of 2018. This little quiltlet was made entirely in the hoop with no extra sewing. Once I got my head round the engineering, the rest was easy! I've added a picture of the back for KIm. There is a tiny overlap across the middle, fixed wit
These are the results of my experiments with applique with precut fabric. My real aim was to achieve the handstitched look, but this was not possible with other applique methods. I'm rather pleased with the results. I always have a pincushion outline
After more tweaks and several tests, these designs are now available on Yoriko's site. I'm six weeks too late for UK Mothering Sunday, but I believe other countries have Mother's Day next week. Please note I have changed the font on the Birthday one
Today's experiment in 3D applique - not 100% successful! The petals and leaves are all made separately and turned through for nice neat edges. They are gathered to give the realistic curls. Unfortunately there was no way I was going to be able to appl
Owl bag experiments. Bonnetgirl mentioned that she was going to use the owl mug rug design as a pocket on a bag. This suggestion challenged me to try to make the design applique the pocket directly onto the bag. Here are the results - the brown bag has an
More 3D applique. I liked the flowers I did yesterday so I thought I would try a poinsettia. I need to tweak the centre a bit. This is done in regular felt because cleaning cloths don't come in enough colours!
Fed up of Owls yet? I've been trying to work out how to use my Gigahoop since I got it as a birthday present. This is my first vaguely successful design. I though it might make a bag, but it was too tall and thin so I put a back on and made it into a cus