Butterflies & Blooms: Designs for Applique & Quilting
Join appliqué artist Carol Armstrong for a creative look at the world of nature. Carol shares new designs for flowers and “friends” - the wonderful bugs and beasties that bring a garden to life. You’ll want to make every one of these irresistible projects! 9 quilt projects with complete instructions. 24 wildflower patterns, plus 18 insects, frogs, and more, for a total of 42 hand appliqué designs. Unique background quilting designs enhance your appliqué work, creating shades and textures. How-tos for Carol’s lightbox appliqué technique, a no-template method suitable for beginners as well as pros.
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Armstrong (Wildflowers: Designs for Applique & Quilting; Wild Birds: Designs for Applique & Quilting) is an appliqu artist who specializes in re-creating the world of nature in fabric. Over the years ... Read full review
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Add the leaves Appliqué and Embroidery appliqué is complete appliqué order appliqué piece background and backing Baste for quilting bee balm bias brown buds bumblebee butterﬂy Cutting Muslin background damselﬂy Detail of quilt edge Embroider the details exact length fabrics for appliqué fabrics Quilting thread finished ﬂower flower centers Follow the appliqué Follow the numbered following the individual goldenrod individual patterns inside point jewelweed lightbox main stem markings and press match selected fabrics Materials Muslin background Measure for exact musk mallow natural color Embroidery needle numbered order Painted turtle petals pink Pre-appliqué quilt on page Remove any markings river beauty seam allowance selected fabrics Quilting Selection of fabrics selvage to selvage single strand square stamens stem-stitch the antennae straight stitches strand of floss thread in natural Threads to match tiny-bias technique tree frog trim turn—under wide selvage wings wood sorrel yellow French knot