Create a gorgeous appliqué quilt without touching a hand-sewing needle. Beth Ferrier shows how to achieve heirloom results with your sewing machine.
Learn time-saving techniques that help you avoid drawn-out hand appliqué processes without sacrificing quality stitching. Beth's hand appliqué tips help you at every step, from the initial creation and organization of templates, to embellishing your quilt motifs with embroidery stitches.gShe'll cover the fundamentals of how to appliqué, including the materials necessary to create her exclusive, customizable pattern. Efficiently cut and address the paper templates so you can easily dock and stitch them together later. Glue-baste perfect circles and sharp points in deceptively simple techniques. Choose fabrics with different color values to produce interesting lighting details, and machine-stitch your motif to the background for heirloom-quality results.