Outline designs have been around for eons…so I’m told. They were and still are popular designs for kitchen towels and aprons as well as table linens. I’ve seen many quilts and pillows made with Blue/Red work embroidery, usually with the same color sashing.
Calligraphy artwork lends itself well to Bluework and Redwork designs. My favorites are the Calligraphy Animal designs
But the Mariner’s Compass designs are a close second.
Especially for men. I made these to be sewn tone on tone for cuffs, pockets, and ties.
What most people probably don’t think about is using Bluework and Redwork designs for ‘Quiltering’ – a term coined by a friend meaning, “Quilting a quilt with an embroidery machine.” It’s a term we use regularly here at the studio.
Hearts are irresistible quiltering designs perfect for small areas in your quilt projects.
For the dog lover, also perfect for small areas of you quilt project.