Just a little creepy. I probably wouldn’t embroider the saying but use a patterned fabric as an applique then it would be a cute baby bear with a blanket. Well, the eyes still might be creepy but they might look better after they are embroidered.
Such a cutie! Perfect for a baby quilt. I might get lazy and use a plaid fabric for the ears instead of doing the stitching. Ok, I’m really fond of applique!
Applique is kinda addictive. It’s like hand embroidery in that you want to stitch one more line, one more flower before you quit. I like to combine applique and quilting by stitching down the applique after the quilt has been sandwiched. This can be done by hand or machine. To download the free Wild Rose [...]
This is a pretty neat pattern and I like the way it’s set on point. To download this free Tulip Basket pattern as a pdf file click here
Nice variation of the classic nine patch! To download the free Nine Patch Star quilting pattern in a pdf file click here
You don’t have to be Canadian to enjoy this pattern! Sure, you could use autumn colors but it would be just as stunning in spring pink. To download the free Maple Leaf quilting pattern in a pdf file click here
This one’s been around awhile. I don’t know the history but I’m guessing it appeared in the Kansas City Star newspaper, famous for their regular offerings of quilting patterns. I’m sure it helped with their subscriptions! To download the free Kansas Dugout quilting pattern in a pdf file click here
Curved shapes can be a little tricky because of the bias stretch so this is probably suitable for a more experienced quilter. Lots of ways to play with light/dark and color through. To download the free pdf file Hands All Around quilting pattern click here
Classic! Sure, there’s lots of pieces but well worth it. To download the free Double Wedding Ring pattern as a PDF file click here
Great way to use up scraps! There is also an apron pattern using the dahlia for applique. To download the dahlia pattern in a PDF file click here