Join Sarah Fielke as she shows you how to needleturn appliqué to create her fun, modern tulip quilt pattern, with lots of tips and tricks to help you expand your appliqué skills.
Sarah shares her advice on how to create appliqué with the needleturn method, and she even shares a clever tip on creating perfectly smooth appliqué circles
Use what you learn in the tutorial to create Sarah’s A Walk In Deventer quilt pattern
Full materials list for the quilt pattern is included
Pattern sheet with appliqué shapes is included with the instructions
Detailed, step-by-step instructions and diagrams take you through cutting the fabrics, creating the appliqué, finishing the blocks, joining with sashing and joining the blocks, before finishing with a simple border
Hand quilt your quilt with Perlé No 8 thread
A great intermediate-level project for quilters with a love of appliqué
Chapter 1: Meet Sarah Fielke (3 min)
Meet international tutor, designer, fabric designer and author, Sarah Fielke as she talks about her quilt making journey, style and the topic she’ll be covering.
Chapter 2: Tools of the Trade (7 min)
Sarah talks you through the range of tools she uses for her version of needleturn appliqué, and what you’ll use them for and the alternatives you can use.
Chapter 3: Preparing to appliqué (21 min)
Learn how to create your appliqué templates, tracing your design onto fabric, cutting out your appliqué pieces and preparing your background fabric. Sarah also shares her advice on choosing fabrics for her project quilt and her tips on creating your appliqué pieces.
Chapter 4: How to appliqué (13 min)
Sarah will show you how to sew your needleturn appliqué, with lots of tips and advice on how to prepare your fabric pieces for sewing your appliqué and how to hand sew your appliqué.
Chapter 5: Trimming fabric layers and blocks (5 min)
Sarah takes you through trimming your fabric layers, and how to trim back your appliqué block before completing your quilt.
Chapter 6: Show and tell with Sarah (11 min)
View a gallery of Sarah’s other inspiring quilts, with some examples of needleturn appliqué quilts.