original applique patterns inspired by the world around us
Have some quilting fun and try embellishing "Amidala's Flower" (28" x 28"). See how I played with stuffing, embroidery and Swarovski crystals to make this new design for Island Batiks, Spring 2017, come to greater life!
An averted disaster using creativity and leftover fused fabric shapes from Radiance, Medallion V.
“Perfect practice makes perfect” when it comes to making circles with Reverse Applique. Read our blog Goes She Round- Reverse Applique Circles to find out more.
Are you on a quest to stitch smoother, rounder circles when you hand needle-turn applique? How we look at our circle is just as important as our stitching skills.
Learn from our experience! Read Tips for Tracing on Darker Fabrics blog to make tracing out the Victorian Flower Garden patterns a snap.
Learn the story behind this table runner created for Island Batik.
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Read the story about our newest medallion designed for Island Batik.
How about making a pillow? Its fun, easy and takes no time at all with these step-by-step instructions.
Making my Mom's Christmas gift started in June...or more accurately in 1890.
Learn from my experience in this blog, and discover how to get better outside points.