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November 5, 2017

Pink Appliqué

Appliqué on patchwork
When I made the frame for my Gloriana embroidery, I had some off cuts leftover. I didn't know what to do with them, so I sewed them together to make a rectangle.

Then I grabbed some pink fabric out of the scrap box and all of a sudden I was working on this appliqué branch type thing. I like doing appliqué. It is both fairly mindless, but you also have to concentrate on what you're doing.

Does that even make sense? :-D

Anyway. After I finished the appliqué, I tacked on some batting and did this kantha style running stitch to make it a tiny quilt I guess. I like how it turned out. The running stitches obscure the patchwork background a bit, so it feels less patchwork-y.

Not sure what to do with it now. Maybe add some loops so I can hang it on the wall.

Have an excellent Sunday, friends. xo

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  1. Sigh...I love it!! The applique is the perfect touch and the running stitches seal the deal. Initially, I thought you had made a little zipper pouch out of it. It would be lovely as a wall hanging!!

  2. I love your big stitches. I bet the texture is wonderful.

  3. Seriously? I love to see how artists can take scraps and just turn them into beauty! Me, I need a pattern.....sigh....Your project is fun and precious! Yet another reason why I love your blog so much!


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