Happy Veteran’s Day, Quilters!
In keeping with yesterday’s theme of free motion quilting play, I have a quick and easy technique for you to try.
Try applique stars with an unfinished edge–raw edge applique.
These stars were made by layering scraps of fabric over a piece of canvas and free motion quilting the star.
The star is cut AFTER the shape is free motion quilted.
The typical technique for applique is to create the shape, then applique.
This method allows you to draw the shape with a marker and stitch over the design.
A raw edge remains, but that adds to the charm!
Playing with Fabrics
Raw edge applique works well on a traditional quilt sandwich.
(Be sure to check out the project on page 114 of my book, 25 Days to Better Machine Quilting.
For the stars, I played with canvas as my background and linen for the stars.
Happy Veteran’s Day!
A heartfelt “thank you” to all the veterans out there!
We truly appreciate your service!
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