Tag Archives: applique

Canada 150 Dreams Quilt

Canada 150 Dreams Quilt

The nine-patch block has been around for hundreds of years and is one of the reasons I chose to use it for this quilt to commemorate Canada’s Sesquicentennial Anniversary. I also chose to incorporate an appliqué into the design to highlight the maple leaf, the most recognized and important symbol of Canada, representing unity, tolerance, […]

My Canada! Quilted Runner

My Canada! Quilted Runner

Add as many leaves as you wish to this runner. You can make it look like the ground on a beautiful autumn day, or just the very start of the first leaves that fall. Read more in our Summer 2017 issue. Download the PDF pattern now Designed by Doreen G. Teasdale, Brampton Sew N Serge […]

Apliquick Practice Quilt Block

Yesterday, we told you about Apliquick – arguably the easiest method for turned-edge applique ever! Applique shapes are traced onto light-weight fusible interfacing, cut out, and ironed onto the wrong side of the fabric. The Apliquick rods and glue stick are used to easily and precisely turn under the seam allowance before hand or machine […]

Turned-edge applique made easy with Apliquick!

Apliquick is an innovative set of tools for turned-edge applique. I first encountered this method in the fall of 2013 at International Quilt Festival in Houston. After watching the demo, I was so captivated that I immediately bought a set. Turned-edge applique made easy with Apliquick method, but what really impressed me was the accuracy […]

Crazy Daisy Quilt Block

Last fall, we presented a step-by-step guide to fusible applique and highlighted four edge-finishing techniques including an invisible zigzag stitch, blanket stitch, satin stitch, and tulle with a couched cord. The sample block we used is called Crazy Daisy and it has a rather unique setting. It looks like it might be difficult to sew […]