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New Applique Designs!


I've been busy working on new applique designs for my handbags this past week. I'm expanding on some of my original designs and creating completely new images. Expect to see lots of floral designs and more nature inspired creations!
To make an applique I start with a free hand drawing done directly on a piece of medium weight cardboard. Once I am satisified with the final image I cut it out to create a stencil. When I am ready to make an applique, I use the stencil to draw the image onto a product called HeatnBond. See this great tutorial for more information on how to use HeatnBond for you applique work. 
Improvised cherry blossoms and daisies are just some of the new applique designs you'll be seeing in my shop very soon!

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Luis said…
I enjoyed your work..
kiss from Lisbon
Luis

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