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 …
A stack of vintage calico, appliqued burp cloths for a new baby boy (his dad owns a beautiful John Deere tractor).
A little goodbye gift for some friends who are moving from Orange County. You can find the applique technique tutorial here.
Same appliqe technique, different product.
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
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
For baby Jude. First you dye it. Then you sew it.