PK5 – appliqué adventure


The last couple of days has been a trial of appliqué. I started dewing the island appliqué with tiny zigzag (1.6mm) only to discover it was not really strong enough to pass my simulated washing machine and  kids test.

So I straight-stitched around the edges as well then continued with this technique for the other pieces as well.


 

While when sewing it the straight stitching does not look very neat, when you stop looking so closely the finish is quite good.

 

 

 

 

 

Looks like it was worth persevering with today 🙂

More installments soon.

B

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About bertcollections

I began quilting, with the help of some friends, in 2005, and have been quilting ever since. In that time, I’ve completed several projects in a variety of styles and colour combinations. My approach to quilting generally doesn’t involve using a particular pattern. I tend to have a concept I want to bring to life, or find a fabric on sale somewhere that looks like it could be turned into something fun. As the photos in the 'Introductions' post show, my quilts cross a range of styles, but generally use some strong colours and shapes.
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