Appliqué is simply a method where one piece of fabric is layered on top of another. Felt appliqué simply uses felt for this fabric layering. If you have some embroidery experience and are curious about trying felt appliqué, it is a very accessible craft which is lots of fun! In this article I will b
I'm busily working on a new embroidery pattern. It's been a long time since I originally played with this idea and I'm excited to be finally revisiting it! Felt appliqué is so versatile and I love exploring the endless ways to use it in my work. Hop on my email list to find out when
When it comes to the art of appliqué, beginning with felt is a great way to learn and practice. Appliqué is simply attaching a small piece of fabric to a larger piece of fabric, usually to create a decorative bit of fiber art. Felt is a great fabric for appliqué work because you can cut it however
Wool felt is a dreamy textile to sew with but it can be a challenge to cut smooth edges and identical shapes from it. Paper, on the other hand, is very easy to cut into pattern shapes, including smooth curves and sharp angles.
It has been nice focusing on flowers while many of us have had nothing but cold, snowy weather. Here in Germany, we are experiencing a bit of spring weather, and the snowdrops and crocuses are starting to show their faces. I (Kara) can't believe we are on our last flower in this stitch along! This week's block is one of my favorites—mainly because it has the cast-on stitch as the center focal point. The cast-on stitch can be a little tricky, but once you get the hang of it, you can do so…
Have you ever tried to transfer a detailed embroidery pattern to felt? This process can be tough to figure out because many of the traditional embroidery transfer methods don’t work well on felt’s fuzzy texture. Rather than scrapping felt for your stitching projects though, try one of these felt-fri