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  • Applique

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Pattern Details

While creating my shoe shop quilt, I decided to make this into a series of four quilts to have the opportunity to try out all four polka dot fabrics in my collection. This quilt starts with a grid of twelve blocks, and then each is appliqued with images -- all relating to a quilter's passion. Continuing the concept from the shoes quilt; I again used words to go all around, and changed the polka dot fabric to yellow. Then I enjoyed adding more fancy buttons to complete the design. This is a fun project to complete and will bring that heavenly quilt shop feeling to your own home studio! Pieces are cut to these measurements -- blocks are 4"; polka dot border is 1.5"; outer border is 3.5". Lettering is Segoe Marker in two sizes. This 18-page PDF pattern has colored illustrations of each appliqued block, clear instructions, and full-sized templates for the applique process. Both lettering and appliques are reversed and ready to trace onto the fusible web. Use my fabric choices as your guide and have fun with this project. Then you decide whether to add the wording or leave them out. Enjoy! Win a free pattern (Oct 17-27, 2013 only). See link for more details: BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY You should already know how to use a sewing machine and some of the fancier stitches. Preferable, you would also have knowledge of fusible applique and cutting out fabrics using rotary cutting tools. If not, you can still learn by referring to quilting books that teach these methods. From the different applique techniques, I like this one the best -- and it is the easiest to do. SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Quilt size: approximately: 22" x 18 1/2"

Recommended with this pattern

  • Yellow - 1/8 yard; Green - 1/8 yard; polka dot fabric - 3/8 yard; white - 1/4 yard
  • Appliques - fabric scraps in a variety of colors (sizes will vary)
  • Fusible web - For Appliques: 12" x 16"; For Lettering: 12" x 7" (Total Size: 12" x 23")

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Sewing began my 'adventure with fabric' in seventh grade, from making my own clothes, to now having a passion for quilting. I love the creative process and completion of each project is more important than striving for perfection. Presently, I like to blend applique with scrap quilting techniques and finishing my quilts with the quilt-as-you-go technique. After 14 years of quilting, I still haven't learned how to FMQ, but perhaps, it can till happen. When away from my sewing space, it's counted cross stitch and hand embroidery, I'll be working on. I love how creative this platform is; and still enjoy learning new things every year.