Simple Applique


Another project from the ‘What You Can Do With Hand Dyed’ List.
2015 Oct 12 Hand Dyed Applique t r a c y f o x
This is simply a piece of hand dyed fabric appliqued onto a plain cotton bag which I display on my stand…

..and a close up of the patterning which I love.
2015 Oct 12 Hand Dyed Applique close up t r a c y f o x

This is what I did..

  • selected the hand dyed fabric I wanted to use
  • ironed this fabric onto fusible web (following the instructions)
  • fussy cut the part of the fabric with the most interesting texture
  • ironed the cut piece onto the front of the bag

And that was literally it.

The fusible web I tend to use is Steam-a-Seam Lite, one of the reasons being is that (before ironing of course) you can reposition it easily on your fabric to audition different arrangements.

It doesn’t have to be a large single piece like this either.

If you have lots of scraps of fabric that you can’t bear to part with then arrange them on a piece of fusible web, iron to fix them then cut the size shape that you want to applique onto your bag or project.  You could also use up scraps of fusible web this way.

Why not give this a go and share what you create?

I might practice what I preach and use up some of my ever increasing mountain err I mean heap of scraps!

Thank you for stopping by, it is much appreciated…

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