Posts tagged as:

applique

Save Stained Shirts with New Appliqués {Tutorial}

by This is Carrie on May 12, 2011

Using creatively shaped and placed appliqué, you can cover a pesky stain or rip without anyone being the wiser.  Appliqué is not new in the crafting world, but it’s good to remember it’s not just a technique for creating new designs.  It’s also an easy and practical ways to extend the …

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Making Stuff: Boy Burp Cloths

by This is Carrie on February 24, 2010

A stack of vintage calico, appliqued burp cloths for a new baby boy (his dad owns a beautiful John Deere tractor).

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Making Stuff: OC Applique Dish Towels

by This is Carrie on February 1, 2010

A little goodbye gift for some friends who are moving from Orange County. You can find the applique technique tutorial here.

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Making Stuff: Monogrammed Kitchen Towel

by This is Carrie on October 2, 2009

Same appliqe technique, different product.

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Making Stuff: A Groovy Sweatshirt

by This is Carrie on August 5, 2009

Princess helped me come up with the idea for this appliqued sweatshirt for her little peace-loving friend using thrifted fabric: vintage quilt squares from the 60′s and an unfinished quilt piece made from crazy polyester fabrics. applique tutorial here

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Making Stuff: Boys Appliqued Shirt

by This is Carrie on February 3, 2009

A gift for the most die-hard, six-year-old, USC fan I know. USC cereal courtesy of Albertsons. I used messy freehand machine embroidery to try to tame the “cutesy” handmade factor. Click Here for applique tutorial

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Making Stuff: Monogrammed Burp Cloths

by This is Carrie on November 25, 2008

For baby Jude. First you dye it. Then you sew it.

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Tutorial: Name Appliqué T-shirt

by This is Carrie on July 26, 2008

Instructions HERE. (pdf)

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