Wednesday, February 28, 2018

A spring wall hanging

While Spring is not officially here,
it is getting warmer.
So it is fitting that I sewed a cute little wall hanging
with cute spring flowers:

It is a mix of quilting fabric, linen, felt, machine applique and hand embroidery.
It is again a pattern from Bustle and Sew magazine, like my polar bear tea cosy:

For the pot and the frame, I used some Liberty of London quilting fabrics,
purchased from my local quilt store:

They are as cute as the other Liberty of London prints,
just not the same kind of fabric,
it is just regular cotton not Tana Lawn,
so it is not as fine or as soft but it is probably better for quilting,
they are also priced similarly to other quilting fabrics,
instead of 2 or 3 times more expensive.

I really like applique by machine, using a dark thread and going around twice, 
just like on my many sew illustrated pin cushions:

Have you ever tried it?

Happy sewing!


Merci pour vos commentaires, I will get back to you as soon as I can!

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