Applique … a peculiar passion

I find that even though it is one of my favourite things, these days I have less time to spend piecing patchwork on  my sewing machine so I am becoming more interested in applique. I am mostly a self taught appliquer (is there such a word) so I am constantly searching  for  information about how to get best results.

So I was very pleased to find a great list of references for applique on Judy Butcher’s blog :

Applique hints from the Virtual Quilter

I’ve tried blanket stitch applique by hand, using both the Cotton Mako’ N e 12 & Ne 28.

Blanket stitch with Cotton Mako’ Ne 12 has a nice strong appearance

I’ve also tried several different methods of needle turned applique with the Cotton Mako’ Ne 50

One of my first needle turned applique projects using Cotton Mako’ Ne 50

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