Summer Stitch-Along – 3 Techniques Part 2


Of course if you love EPP, there’s no reason why you couldn’t cover your whole bookwrap with this technique, but we have other plans! We’re going to team up the pieced shapes with appliqué ones. You can use the same template shape as before.

Fuse some of your fabrics to Bondaweb or your favourite fusible webbing. Using your template, draw around on the Bondaweb side using a pencil. Cut out and peel off the paper backing.

Place the shapes fusible side down onto your bookwrap. Consider how they might drift away from the pieced section breaking out of the formality of the piecing. See how Linda’s placed hers in the same ‘tumbling blocks’ positions, but started to explode the placement.

Then she’s allowed the arrangement of more of the same diamond shapes to become much more organic. Use as many bonded shapes as you wish, they could even be larger or smaller than your original shape if you want. Leave a little space, we have one more technique for you to try. When you’re happy with the placement, fuse them down.

Back soon with more…


Linda and Laura

Thanks so much for joining in with us in our first Summer Stitch-Along. Please share what you’ve made in the DMTV Gallery or on Instagram with #designmatterstv