Learn raw-edge Applique methods in this playful traditional Pennsylvania Dutch style of hearts flowers and birds. Pattern includes written instructions, diagrams and templates for raw edge applique, quilt as you go joinery and binding, machine and free-motion quilting. Peek at the gallery page to see the ladies' choices of colour combinations! This has been my most popular course. This is one very proud teacher!
Hearts & Flowers Applique Sampler
Sewing machine, Quilting Foot, Free-motion Foot
Scissors, for fabric and for paper Pencils , Ruler, fabric marking pen
Pins straight and safety pins
Needles new machine , and hand sewing
Thread machine quilting 100% cotton to coordinate, blend or contrast your with chosen colours 200mtrs leaves bird, 100mtrs flowers hearts, 200mtrs light back ground quilting + spare colour for basting ( tacking)
Wadding 90 inch wide Buy 1.75 meters
Fabrics 100%cotton quilting fabric
For block background choose a plain or lightly printed background for your centre motif to stand out or ‘pop’.
White or cream based, or a pale colour Buy 1.25 meter
Filler Panels buy .50 meters complimentary colours/small prints or printed fabric
For sashing & Binding choose small prints or extra of one of your colours Buy .5 metre
For applique pieces choose 5 or 6 fat quarters coordinating colours, try to avoid strong directional or large geometrical prints. A mixture of light medium dark, smaller prints and plain prints. 2 colours for flowers & hearts and 3 col ours for birds and leaves
Backing Buy 2.75 metres
Bondi-web or heat n bond Buy 2 metres