I found some left over Valentine’s Day fabric from my Cookie’s in a Jar present last year.
Valentine’s Day Gift Idea: My first attempt at Applique
I thought I would give a whirl at applique. I did it several years ago but never tried it again.
I googled a good description and found these great and easy to follow directions HERE from Seamingly Smitten
I bought a single flour sack towel at Ben Franklin, not the cheapest place but did not want to buy a bunch unless I knew it would be a success. Plus the ones at Target were really thin and this one was more of a durable one. UPDATED 1/13/14
I purchased these towels at Target as well for $3. I added the applique which makes a cute inexpensive teachers gift.
Following the directions the same except I did not have the double sided Heat Bond so I used fabric tape to hold everything in place.
I could have stopped here, pretty proud of the outcome,
But, I decided to pencil in an arrow and came out with this:
This is really an easy process especially if you are only using one easy design and fabric choice. Visited my sister this weekend so she I gave it to her, I think I need to make one for myself.