From traditional penny rugs to playful embellishments on a contemporary blue jean jacket, this delightful book offers something for everyone, whether you want to try wool appliqu� for the first time (how about a darling pinkeep necklace?) or you're an experienced wool fanatic (get instructions for a beautiful wallhanging-size quilt!). Projects include everything from table mats, runners, pinkeeps, and pincushions to pillows, a needle book, a notebook cover, and more, with full-size appliqu� patterns included.
Find out how best-selling author Kim Diehl achieves her distinctive look. With this comprehensive how-to guide, she shares the secrets of her signature invisible machine-applique and wool-appliqué techniques--plus needle-turn and fusible techniques! See techniques clearly demonstrated in more than 85 step-by-step how-to photos Discover the tools and supplies Kim recommends for your desired results Use any of Kim's applique methods to create her inspiring "Scrap Basket Blossoms" wall hanging (full-sized pattern included) Look for Kim Diehl's Best Applique Freezer Paper, also available from Martingale
Simple stitching is always in season! Showcase seasonal delights in quick-to-sew projects featuring sprinkles of embroidery, patchwork, and applique. Whimsical motifs capture everyday pleasures, from springtime flowers and buzzing bees to plump pumpkins and frosty snowmen. Charming touches such as prairie points, wool applique, and big-stitch quilting give each project its pop. Create mix-and-match pillows, framed embroideries, and needle books, or make a four-season quilt, table topper, or wall hanging that can be enjoyed year-round. Perfect for decorating and gift giving!
So small, so sweet, so simple to stitch! All you need is a needle, thread, wool, and a little lunch-hour time to make Kathy's cute and creative projects. Seasonal and everyday designs include framed art, pincushions, and fun pieces to make and attach to items you already have in your home. Even beginners can easily sew these charming decorating pieces--and complete each in a few lunch hours or less!
Playful projects with a twist of humor are the focus of the book. For pig lovers, the Swineherd Quilt includes patterns of pigs in various poses. The Goosegirl wall quilt is a fun off-center, unsquare project that looks like it would be fun to stitch. The freestyle attitude projected by the quilts is contagious just in the looking at the projects try this book for a real change of pace you will love this book filled with barnyard animals, farmers and cowgirls and cowboys.