Category Archives: Applique

A Whiter Shade on Antique Gold 1,1a

More playtime with low contrast fabric choices, this time with more complex appliques with just a tiny contrast between the pieces. This is interesting … and if it was a real quilt it would be quite restful.

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A Whiter Shade of Pale 6

Just how low can the contrast go ? Pretty low like this makes a very elegant quilt if the fabrics are chosen well. Not something I think will be suitable for our bedroom, but I love it anyway. Quilting on light … Continue reading

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Textile Inspirations 11

Inspired by curtains, cushions, lounge chairs … basically anything covered with textiles within houses … with a strong arts and craft influence, but trying to simplify the applique a little. That last bit was sometimes forgotten totally while drawing the … Continue reading

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Old Fashioned Applique 26

Almost too sweet!

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Birds in the Garden 2

Not my usual style for my virtual designs, but it is a bit closer to some of the real quilts in my past. Some of the block designs were first drawn on paper … with real pencils even. There are … Continue reading

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Cathedral Window 6

I like it! Must add the quilting layer to this project file and start playing with quilting designs. I am thinking simple curved lines with lots of boring filler.

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Ferns and Flora 4, 5

Dainty. Now, would I make this design into a lightweight quilt for summer with no wadding, or with loads of warm wadding as it looks like ferns peeping out of the snow? The second one is definitely a summer quilt … Continue reading

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Fig Jam 11, 12

Another favourite series … and one which will always be virtual quilts, though I might be tempted to make some smaller items … placemats or a table runner perhaps. Maybe some of the block or quilting designs could sneak into … Continue reading

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Lovin’ Spoonful 20, 21

Happy New Year! May it be the best one you could wish for. I am starting my virtual year with two designs from my favourite new series of the year just gone.  Who would have thought that an old spoon … Continue reading

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White on White Gold 7, 8

Love it … so elegant! We will have a quiet New Years Eve, so I am sharing two subdued designs to end the year. The hardest part of making one of these designs would be choosing the two fabrics. There … Continue reading

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