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All Blog Posts Tagged 'applique' (58)

Recycled Denim Snazzy Slouch | Applique + Embroidery | Sewing Project

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I love the slouchy look of this bag pattern, and wanted to sew it in recycled…

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Added by Karen on December 15, 2017 at 6:30am — No Comments

Appliqued Summer on the Beach Cushion!



Last year I made this Memories Cushion for myself, inspired by Brian Haggard's book "Embroidered Memories".  The photo is of my son many years ago, and I converted the original…

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Added by Karen on June 14, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Floral Applique Cushions

A new florist opened up locally (Flowers at the Forge ) and supplied a lovely basket arrangement for MIL's Mother's Day present.  We got talking and I showed her pictures of the cushions I had made for MIL's birthday and the ones…

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Added by Karen on April 20, 2017 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Tiger Lily Appliqued Cushion Cover - Embroidery, Patchwork, and the Frill of Gathering!

For the last couple of years I have made an embroidered cushion for my MIL's birthday present. The first one was a pattern I bought from bustleandsew.com but had problems with the sizing both the pattern and the hexagons.…

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Added by Karen on April 9, 2017 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Easter Bunting Tutorial and Downloads

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Added by Karen on April 2, 2017 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Yummy Christmas Cakes Applique Designs + Free Patterns to Download!

Last year I made these Christmas Aprons with the slogan "Seasons Eatings" and applique pictures of Christmas Cake, Mince Pies, Christmas Pudding and a Yule Log.  I gave you the pattern and instructions to make the aprons themselves in a free download…

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Added by Karen on November 17, 2016 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Recycled Denim Genevieve Bag - PDF Pattern by Chris W Designs

I was asked by Shona to make her a bag using recycled denim with an appliqued butterfly on the flap for decoration.  I was given a sketch with dimensions and having looked at several patterns we decided to try the …

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Added by Karen on November 16, 2016 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Quick Gift Idea - Sew a Personalized Gadget Guard

I stitched an Evelyn Tablet Bag (sewing pattern by I Think Sew) for my iPad when I first got it, as I took it everywhere I went.  I really love the bag, but now find I…

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Added by Karen on November 8, 2016 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

The Revamped Emma Bag Sewing Project and PDF Pattern from Chris W Designs

The original "Emma" and the new revamped…

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Added by Karen on October 23, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Embellishing Garments with Applique

I tried darning this skirt when I caught it on a nail and ripped the back open a couple of years ago.  It looked awful.  So I decided to pick out one of my apron applique designs to hide it all.  It was a long thin repair, so I chose a long thin design.…

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Added by Karen on July 31, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Spring Hyacinth Cushion - Embroidery, Patchwork, + Applique Techniques

Last year for MIL's birthday I wanted to made her something, and decided on a cushion cover.  I bought the Summer Gypsy Cushion pattern from bustleandsew.com as it looked pretty and fun. However, when I made…

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Added by Karen on March 17, 2016 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Appliqued Aprons for the Boys + Sewing with Plaid Fabrics

My great nephews have grown out of their fire engine aprons, so I need to replace them with larger ones, reflecting their new interests!  …

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Added by Karen on February 16, 2016 at 2:30am — No Comments

CHRISTMAS APRONS and Free Pattern Download

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They have a Christmas event up at the hall with Santa, real reindeer,…

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Added by Karen on November 24, 2015 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Sewing with Real Suede - Dragon Bag

A friend of ours gave me this stack of suede scraps left over from his hobby.  They are all different colours - blue, red, green, mauve, turquoise - and come in various sizes.  It smells great and is very supple.  I had been wondering what I could use them for, and came up with the idea of a simple drawstring backpack, with an applique decoration.…

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Added by Karen on September 14, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

'Hares' Embroidery and Applique Tote bag

Hare in Daisies by…

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Added by Karen on July 30, 2015 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

"Let's Celebrate with Cake" Hand Embroidery and Applique

I was in the mood for some more embroidery, so I sorted through my pattern collection and came across this one for a fabric picture by Bustle & Sew.  As I have a friend who bakes cakes for the local tea rooms and special occasions, this one struck a chord!…

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Added by Karen on June 14, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Embroidered Burlap Mini Tote Bag + Appliqued Poppy

 

I had a request to make a little mini-tote in jute (a.k.a. hessian/burlap) or oilcloth, and decided to try it out with some…

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Added by Karen on May 19, 2015 at 5:00pm — 4 Comments

Laundry Hamper Makeover!

One of my nieces asked if I could recover her old Laundry Bin for her.  She had removed the old tatty one and was left with a wooden frame with flimsy balsa wood panels (which flaked everywhere) and a…

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Added by Karen on May 10, 2015 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

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