Wednesday, May 29, 2013

WIP Wednesday 5/29

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Just a short post today to share what I have been working on the past few days.  The end of the school year is so incredibly busy, isn't it?  I have this applique block from the pattern, Baltimore and Bali, all prepped and it is in the process of being stitched down.  I use turned edge applique using an applique foundation I purchase at Purple Daisies.  I love this method.  My applique has gotten so much nicer since I started using it.  


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You can see in this close up that everything is stitched down but the rust colored piece.  Sorry for all the fuzzies.  Black picks up everything.  I love how crisp all my curves and points look.  If you have never tried turned edge you should.  

I did get a little bit done on my Lazy Sunday Mystery this weekend.  I have just a little bit left to do before the next part is released in the next Quiltmaker.  (And I just visited Bonnie Hunter's blog and found out she received her copy already!  I better get working on that!)

This week I am linking up to Freshly Pieced.  Click the banner below to head over and check out what everyone is working on.  

WIP Wednesday at Freshly Pieced
And new this week, I am also linking up to Esther's blog.  I just discovered her and WOW, I love her applique!
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6 comments:

  1. So pretty...I love looking at needle turn applique.

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  2. Beautiful. I love colour intensity against the black.

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  3. Lovely! You are a very fine appliquer: your stitches are invisible! I keep thinking I should try black for a background. This block is more encouragement to do it!

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