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Naive Applique with Anne Baxter

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Workshop notes for Naive Heart Technique – by Anne Baxter

This appliqué technique produces a shape that has no raw edges and is therefore quite flexible but does only work with simple, naive shapes that don’t have too many precise corners or pointy bits.

It is suggested that you use a product such as Stayflex or Vilene, which have a glue side to them, but you can also use fabric, and if you use the same fabric as the front the edge gets disguised a little.

  • Trace the shape onto greaseproof paper to act as a template and cut out approx, leaving the line visible.
  • Cut a square of fabric and a square of Stayflex (or your alternative) large enough to accommodate this shape
  • Place the glue side of the Stayflex to the right side of the fabric
  • Pin traced template on top
  • With a smallish stitch, stitch ON the traced line of your template all the way round (you do not leave a gap)
  • Trim all layers to give approx 1/8th seam allowance
  • Remove paper template
  • Cut a small slit in the back of the Stayflex and turn the fabric through
  • Finger press seam (to push Stayflex to the back and out of sight)
  • Iron into place on your project

Note: If you are using fabric and not Stayflex you will need to tack or pin the last stage.

Finish with top stitching of your choice.

Turned Applique Patchwork with no raw edges

This is such a great idea for applique but only works with really simple, naive shapes; it does away with all those raw edges which leaves you free to use simple running stitch and focus threads.

It is suggested that you use a product such as Stayflex or Vilene, which have a glue side to them, but you can also use fabric, and if you use the same fabric as the front the edge gets disguised a little.

More about Anne Baxter

Anne lives in rural Devon, in a thatched cottage which she shares with her husband and two dogs. Her patchwork decorates the house throughout and you can't help but be inspired surrounded by her work and all those old beams.

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