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Sewing Applique Blocks

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This is the second block we will be asking you to create for the Flowers in the Sun Community project. This block is stitched entirely with your sewing machine and we share tips and tricks to create a beautiful applique block.

Starting with fabric preparation to working with Hot Melt Web, we guide you through tracing, cutting, fusing and sewing the different elements that make up your sewing machine applique block. These blocks will form an element in a quilt that will be pieced together as part of our Flowers in the Sun community project.

Video Coming May 2024

Stay tuned as we launch our second tutorial of our 2024 community project. In the meantime checkout our Embroidery Blocks techniques

Products used

To join this project, we kindly request the purchase of the design pack, which includes all design files intended for use in the project. All proceeds from the purchase of this product throughout the 2024 calendar year will be donated to the Australian Melanoma Research Foundation.


Background fabric requirements

During each demonstration, we will provide the products used to create each block. If you're sending in your contribution, please use any solid blue shade for the background fabric and ensure the final fabric block is 12" x 12" to allow us to trim the blocks as needed. We just ask that you centre the design on the block as best as you can.


Sewing Applique Supplies

In addition to the above we also used a pencil and a bobbin would with matching top thread.

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Free Embroidery Designs

We're excited to offer our free Echidna designs available for download. These free designs are perfect for those at a beginner or an advanced level. Add these designs to your stash and create incredible embroidery!

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Sewing, Quilting and Embroidery Machines

Interested in learning how to sew, quilt or embroider? Take a look at the innovative Brother machines available for purchase at Echidna Sewing. Wherever possible we will beat any deal and you will always receive ongoing service and support!

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Learn to Sew or Embroider with Echidna Sewing

Come along to our fun-filled classes to learn more about sewing, embroidery and crafting. Classes cater for all skill levels, whether you're just starting out or already have advanced knowledge.

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Echidna project material/ fabric requirements are an indication only and can seem to be generous. This has been intentional. Should you make a cutting or embroidery mistake you will have sufficient fabric to rectify your error.

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