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: