Follow along as contemporary quilter Cheryl Arkison, instructor of the Craftsy class Inset & Appliqué Circles by Machine, creates a template from freezer paper and uses machine appliqué to create a fresh, bold block.
Watch as Cheryl brings her beautiful block to life:
Making your own block:
Step 1: Press fabric.
Step 2: Sketch out your block.
Step 3: Use freezer paper to create your template.
Step 4: Iron freezer paper onto the wrong side of the fabric.
Step 5: Trim your fabrics, remembering to include your seam allowance.
Step 6: Stitch around the edges.
Step 7: Turn edges under and iron.
Step 8: Audition your block.
Step 9: Remove freezer paper.
Step 10: Machine appliqué.
Step 11: Trim your block.
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