Draw applique motifs or print them on these handy sheets with an ink-jet printer, fuse the paper to your applique fabric, sew on the motif, then just wash away the paper after stitching. Appliques are soft and flexible without the need to cut your quilt or remove freezer paper. Wash out for a softer end result or simply leave it in...it will soften over time.
Beth Ferrier's grandmother taught her to embroider when Beth was just four, setting her on a lifelong path of needlework. From then on, Beth's hands were always busy - knitting, sewing, weaving, making garments, first for her baby dolls and then for herself. She can't remember a time when fiber hasn't been a central part of her life. She describes her style as "rebellious traditional." A quilter since 1975, she is forever in search of easy and simply elegant solutions to quilting challenges. Everything she designs is geared toward teaching skill-expanding tips and techniques. Beth lives in Saginaw, Michigan, with her husband, Kent, in a farmhouse built before 1860. They have four grown sons, two daughters-in-law, and two grandchildren. You've seen her on Simply Quilts, Kaye's Quilting Friends, and The Quilt Show with Ricky Tims and Alex Anderson. She's written several books.