Despite having a love-hate relationship with applique during my introduction to patchwork and quilting (way back), I have to say that this form of stitching and design soon became my very favourite adventure!
To me, the very nature of applique allows me to revel in a brilliant freedom and many journeys into ‘possibilities’!
The accuracy demanded in traditional piecing techniques can be virtually thrown out the window as you play around with the placement of fabric shapes onto a base fabric……. and the base fabric can be created as well – stitched randomly or in patterns, dyed, distressed, and so on…… making the work so much more exciting!
Sweet Little Meg. [Detail]