Join award-winning quilter and teacher Rachelle Denneny as she shows you her method for machine appliqué and machine quilting that you can apply to create your own version of her Orchids For Some Quilt pattern.
Instructions and digital pattern included for Rachelle’s Orchids For Some Quilt
Rachelle takes you through all the steps from preparing the appliqué pieces through to machine appliqué and finishing off with free-motion machine quilting
Includes a gallery of Rachelle’s other appliqué and award-winning quilts
Full materials list included in instructions
Detailed step-by-step instructions included take you through all the steps for creating your own version of Rachelle’s quilt, from preparing your appliqué through to finishing the quilt
Follow Rachelle’s advice and create your own version of her quilt or apply the techniques to any number of other quilting projects
A great project for intermediate-level quilters looking to learn or practise their machine appliqué and quilting skills
Chapter 1: Meet Rachelle Denneny (4 min)
Meet award-winning quilter and teacher Rachelle Denneny as she shares with you her quilt making journey and introduces you to her machine appliqué and quilting techniques you’ll be learning.
Chapter 2: Preparing the appliqué pieces (18 min)
Before you start stitching, Rachelle shows you how to trace and prepare your pieces for the appliqué using the turned-edge appliqué method.
Chapter 3: Assembling the appliqué units on the background (19 min)
Once your appliqué pieces are ready, Rachelle shows you how to assemble the appliqué pieces to make complete shapes and how to stick them the background.
Chapter 4: Machine stitching the appliqué (16 min)
Rachelle teaches you how to stitch your appliqué to the background with your sewing machine’s zig zag stitch.
Chapter 5: Machine quilting (26 min)
Once your appliqué is complete Rachelle shows you some machine quilting, starting in the ditch of your appliqué then moving on to free-motion quilting.
Chapter 6: Show and tell with Rachelle (9 min)
View a gallery of Rachelle’s other quilts with some examples of her turned-edge appliqué and some award-winning quilts.