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Thats a “Fishy” Way to Applique!

April 4, 2013 in Tips & Tricks

I'm not sure the technical term for this technique, but for today we'll call it snip and tuck...sound good? When using this type of applique, do not use fusible interfacing.  You can use batting if you'd like or an extra piece of fabric for more depth. This technique works great with both big and small shapes. Any chance I get, I love to ...

by Kali

Water Soluble Thread for Applique

September 9, 2011 in Tips & Tricks

Stitch in place I thought I'd take a minute to highlight one of my favorite lesser known products around the quilt store. Water soluble thread is exactly what it sounds like. Use it in place of regular thread when basting and it dissolves when laundered or steamed. It can replace the top thread, bobbin thread or both to fit your needs. The way ...
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