Sunday, May 19, 2013

Reverse Applique: What's Black and White and Red all over?

The conventional answer to that one is The Newspaper, but I'm not sure anybody really reads that anymore these days.  A bit of a shame really, but too easy to get news on your tablet I think.

Although my initial efforts at reverse applique on jersey fabric (ala Alabama Chanin) are far from perfect, they are moving along, and IMHO looking rather cool.

This one is white on top, black as the 2nd layer with some pinkish red paint.

I made a front and a back and hope to turn it into a bag eventually once I get more than 2 seconds to rub together.

To those of you who have been hanging out recently at Quilt Market, it all sounds very exciting this year.  I'm looking forward to seeing all the season's new fabrics for us quilters to play with.


Lynn said...

GORGEOUS! I just started watching my craftsy class for alamaba chanin. I bought it for myself since I can't make the class at Verb for Keeping Warm this weekend as a consolation prize. It's so inspiring!

Keep posting your progress, it looks beautiful and might tempt me to actually start!

Quilteuse Forever said...

Love how your reverse appliqué turns out! And thanks to your post I learned to know Alabama Chanin : her style is amazing!
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