Thursday, January 23, 2014

Coming along...

As I mentioned in my last post - I've decided to make "Love Blooms Here", the new series that started in this month's issue of Quiltmaker.  I managed to hand applique the basket and hearts down on Sunday evening (before Downton Abbey of course!) and now the leaves are ready for needle and thread.  I thought I'd share this tip, since I'm not sure I've ever seen it before.  I use painter's tape to hold down my applique pieces instead of pins.  It works well for me, and easier to handle.  Give it a try sometime.


  1. Thanks, Nanci, for the tip. I'm going to try my hand at a Baltimore Album applique block and I'll try using the tape.

  2. Great idea! Must file that away for future use.