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Monday, January 12, 2009

Dear Jane - My first applique blocks

 

Thanks to Di Bowles encouragement I have now completed two applique blocks for my Dear Jane Quilt.

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Jane's Tears C-9

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Jason's Jacks D3

I chose to do needle turn applique.  I printed the design from EQ onto freezer paper, then cut it out on the finished line, ironed it to my chosen fabric then cut around it leaving a scant 1/4" seam allowance.

Using Roxanne Glue I tacked it to my background square and proceeded to applique it from there using silk thread.  It was very easy, and turned out reasonably neatly......I know! I know! finished is better than perfect.....I'm working on that!

4 comments:

Jo Jo said...

You are braver than me! Would love to do a Dear Jane but just not game too! Good luck with your's! Jo xo

Kali said...

See Julie, I told you that you could do it (and better than most)....your little blocks are beautiful.

blessed speedy said...

Excellent - Im very proud of you!!!
Now try A7 and E1

Maree said...

Love how your blocks are coming along Julie...I had this on my to do list but since have taken it off...for another time.!!!!
cheers