In March, Jill Finley of Jillily Studio dropped by for a few days of filming with Kimberly. We were so happy she could come, because she tackled one of our biggest quilting fears: “appliqué”. *dun dun DUUUUUNNNN!*
During this appliqué crash course, we filmed a total of 12 videos with her and she held our hand through the whole ordeal. Appliqué is no longer the “A” word for us! Jill did a wonderful job of breaking the process down for us.
Once the appliqué templates are ready, she dove into getting the fabric appliqué pieces cut, placed and ready to baste.
Then she went over the two ways you can attach appliqué —
By machine (our preference!) using Aurifil monofilament thread…
And (for gutsier quilters with more patience than we have) how to finish appliqué by hand!
Let us know what you think of our videos with Jill Finley — do you find them helpful? Anything we could have covered more? And how cute is Jill from a scale of cute to REALLY cute?