Shades Method – A different appliqué technique
The flower appliqués are different from the appliqué you are used to. To get the shades I wanted in these designs I used layers of organza for the applique fabric. But still the process is different from your typical machine embroidery applique.
Some advantages of Shades Method Applique
* The flowers are digitized to eliminate several of the steps normally done with applique.
* One color of organza does the whole flower and its shades – no searching for separate fabrics for each shade
* One color thread is used for the whole flower; one thread color matches the applique fabric regardless of its different shades; therefore, no searching for threads to match each fabric/shade.
- Both designs
- Instructions on how to sew the designs