Tristram applique

Today I made an ipad cover based on the Tristram appliqué. I ended up binding the top because I experimented with a blanket stitched top edge and it really wasn’t working for me- unpicking might have shredded the edge so it was more sensible to bind it

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I made it as a sample for the appliqué workshop on Saturday as I want people to stick to smallish things so they’ll stand a chance of finishing them on the day. I’m thinking ipad covers, small bags or little cushions.

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~ by opusanglicanum on August 12, 2014.

6 Responses to “Tristram applique”

  1. Turned out well, I think – I’m rather taken with the dog!

    • I liked the dog too, he’s ridiculously cartoonish and badly drawn, and if you can believe it I actually tidied him up quite a bit from the original. Sometimes it’s really interesting how distorted something can be and yet still be recognieable

  2. oooo, I really wish I was doing the workshop with you!

    • I’d have offered to sneak you in but were at capacity already, both days have sold out.

      Unless you have any ideas for venues I could approach in your neck of the woods?

  3. Hope the workshop goes well – if the attendees make things as charming as that i-pad cover, they should go home happy and inspired.

    • I’m hoping they’ll get lots of inspiration from the exhibition. There could be lots of opportunities for styles getting mixed up, which us always interesting

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