|Must still become a quilt|
I can appliqué circles, there is nothing wrong with my appliqué stitch! I have taken classes in appliqué since 1984 does this mean I can APPLIQUé? I have completed this quilt. I basted the pieces over paper and appliqué it down.
|Sorry side ways- don't know why it load like this!|
Remember I am suppose to quilt! Well if I have done 4 hours of quilting do I need permission for a bit of appliqué?
One of the reasons that I haven't made a real appliqué quilt yet- is that it has to many pieces and it "floats" around. (What a lame excuse I know)
Well Erin has a "glue" baste method whereby she first prepare all the pieces and then glue baste the whole block. Only then does she start with the appliqué. I quite liked that idea but as usual could not wait and started to appliqué the big pot. I did discover that the bottom and top part of the pot does not contrast enough- so I will replace these two silk pieces. (Should I use silk in appliqué- I don't no if I will find a place in the other blocks to repeat it)
Once I have decided which of these hundred pieces that I pulled out of my stash will go into this quilt- I will put those that I plan to use in a basket. I will dedicate a space in my studio where I can do some prep work. Hopefully it will then not feel so disorganized and if it is in the way of my other projects.
Now that I have disclosed my involvement in this project I hope I will stick to it and complete the quilt!- I am 4 blocks behind.