The simple petal shape takes center stage in this charming book, Playful Petals, by Corey Yoder. Each of the 18 applique projects employ simple piecing techniques; the applique is straightforward, eliminating the need for reverse templates, additional seam allowances, and time consuming methods. The techniques are well suited for sewists of all levels.
Corey Yoder, a fourth generation quiltmaker, has a passion for quilts and quilt design. She owns a children's clothing and applique business, Little Miss Shabby, and has contributed to numerous C&T Publishing compilation books.
Introduction AppliqueBasics Fusible Web Fabric Pencil, Paper, Scissors FusingStitchingDown the Applique: Choosing Thread Applique Stitches Stitching PiecingBasics Tools ofthe Trade A Few Tricks of the Trade FabricsPrecutFabrics: 5" x 5" Squares, 10" x 10" Squares, 2 1/2" Strips, Fat QuarterBundles, Fat Eight BundlesOtherFabrics: Scale, Basics and Blenders, How Much Fabric to Buy?The GreatPrewash Debate Finish It!QuiltFinishing Backing Batting Make a Quilt Sandwich Quilting BindingBindingFinishingMake aPillow Top Sandwich Quilting Pillow Back BindingExtra:Pillow Back Cutting Guide ProjectsRainbowPetals Quilt and Pillow StarflowerQuilt and Pillow DaisyFields Quilt and Pillow TossedPetals Quilt and Pillow FlowerGarden Quilt and Pillow ScatteredBlossoms Quilt and Pillow Petal PathQuilt and Pillow Sunshine& Clouds Quilt and Pillow Posey PatchQuilt and Pillow AppliquePattern Templates About the Author