Monday, December 05, 2011

Red Fabric For Applique Project

I found some red fabric!  Turkey red and it's beautiful!  I cut out one 20 inch square of red fabric and backbasted it to the white foundation fabric.  The red fabric is on the bottom so you can see where I basted from behind.

Then you cut around the design to 1/4 of an inch to start your hand applique.

I've started on the outside and plan to work inwards.  Here's a close up of where I've been working: