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This shows the steps I went through to assemble an applique quilt block of a horse head for a friend.
I printed out the original photo after using photoshop to separate colors and shapes and cut it out to help choose background fabric. This instructable shows the process ...
This shows the lines drawn to separate the shapes so they can be traced. Each pieced is numbered and given a letter that corresponds to the fabric for ...
I use deli paper or tracing paper to trace the pattern to help with placing the pieces on the background. I lay the tracing paper on top and ...
Here are the pieces laid out to see how they work together before I start basting.
Here are the first pieces basted and ready to appliquÃ©. I use a large needle and heavy thread to baste on the stitching line. This makes it easier ...
The first pieces are stitched down and the next are pinned and ready to baste.
The second group is stitched, but at this point I realized I had either cut something too small or didn't place it exactly right and there was a ...
I chose a new fabric after looking at the photo and seeing there was a dark ring around the eyes and added that to both eyes and it ...
Getting ready to add the final pieces and will be finished!
And here is the finished product. It's fun choosing the fabrics as you have to look at the prints differently. The eyes were actually knot holes in a ...
Yes, the shadows on the block are darker than the original picture, but they add more depth and interest. I used fabrics out of my stash, but I ...
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