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REVERSE APPLIQUE MY WAY Part 1

A few days ago I was talking with Helen of Helen’s Patchwork Passion about a quilt we are both sewing.DSCN2310

Dutch Treat, if you sew all the blocks, has 196 – 4 inch blocks, sewn using reverse applique. I am blowing up the design by 25% to make it a 5 inch square.  4 inch is too tiny for my hands.  We discussed the different reverse applique techniques we used.   My technique uses glue.  This is how it is done using glue.

Step 1.  I cut a 6 inch square from the background fabric,  the foreground fabric, and  a product called polyfuse made by Matildas Own.

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Step 2 .  Copy the pattern onto the polyfuse.  This is my version of a light box,  my glass end table and my lamp.

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Step 3.  Cut out the areas that need to show up on the background fabric.

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Step 4. Carefully peal off the backing paper of the polyfuse.

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Step 5.  Place the glue side of the polyfuse on the BACK side of the foreground fabric.DSCN2278

Stay tuned for Part 2

Part 2  Here..

Slow Sunday StitchingLinking up with  Slow Sunday Stitching on Kathy’s Quilts blog

This is one of the blocks from Dutch Treat.  I only have about 1/3 sewn. It really is slow stitching.

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Happy Sewing Hugs,

Kathleen Mary

 

 

 

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Married to Peter. A wonderful marriage blessed by God. Three lovely children. Five incredible grandchildren.

12 thoughts on “REVERSE APPLIQUE MY WAY Part 1

  1. This is so, so beautiful and time consuming. I just saw one of these in real life, and I’m impressed. I may want to do this one when I’ve finished my La Passion. Good luck with the rest.

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