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Budding Beauty

Use fusible and dimensional appliqué techniques to add textural petals. 


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Prepare Dimensional Petals

From red print, cut:
12 of Petal Pattern for dimensional appliqué

1. Layer two red print petal pieces right sides together. Sew around pair using a 1⁄4" seam allowance and leaving one end open (Diagram 1). Trim seam allowance to 1⁄8". Turn right side out to make a dimensional petal; press.

2. Make a small pleat in base of dimensional petal; tack pleat in place (Diagram 2).

3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to make six dimensional petals total.