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Appliqué – A Cushion a Week – Sewing ornamental needlework Full Colour BOOK

£6.50

A book of new design projects, each exploring a different technique of Appliqué. Appliqué is ornamental needlework in which pieces of fabric in different shapes and patterns are sewn or stuck onto a larger piece to form a picture or pattern. It is commonly used as decoration, especially on garments. The technique is accomplished either by hand or machine.

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Inside is a wealth of cushions to suit all from beginner to more advanced, ranging in size and shape. Techniques include simple hand stitching, machining, bonded appliqué, shadow appliqué, stained glass appliqué and mola style, as well as embellishing ideas using hand and machine embroidery. Inspiration comes from many sources including South America, oriental carpets, weathervanes, flowers and fruit. All templates are supplied, and materials lists include suggested colour schemes. Additional information about hand and machine methods are included as well as detailed making up instructions.