Eye of the Beholder

original applique patterns inspired by the world around us

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Fleur de Lis Workshop

  • Yeomans Presbyterian Church Charleston, SC USA (map)

Fleur de Lis Workshop

Reverse Appliqué for Hand or Machine

taught by Margaret Willingham

 Cobblestone Quilt Guild, Charleston, SC

De- mystify with knowledge and skill as you learn all the steps needed to make Fleur de Lis (10” x 12”) block.  With our thorough step-by-step directions and your imagination you too can make this little block.  Make two and create a table runner separated by another block; make a pillow or use a flap on a bag.

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This design can be re-created by you by hand or machine.  Our workshop will present both processes, so can accommodate those who want to machine this piece, or hand create it.

Find the FUN of reverse applique done the Eye of the Beholder way: Trace! Baste! Snip! & Stitch!.  Learn how fun and easy it can be to needle-turn by hand, and faster and easier still by machine with Appli-quilting.

Trace! Baste! Snip! & Stitch! for hand reverse needle-turn applique gives you great control over your piece, allowing you to have sharp points, crisp corners and graceful circles.  You will love the results you get, and you don’t get hung up on the pins.  I will lead you step-by-step through the process, start to finish, empowering you to do reverse applique, and do it like a pro!

To reverse applique by machine you Trace! Iron! Snip! & Sew!. Machine applique, or Appli-quilt, and you are done.

Come join the fun!

Contact Cobblestone Quilters' Guild for more information.