* die cut reverse applique pouch

Posted on May 2nd, 2010 by maitreya. Filed under Sewing/Fabric Crafts.

One of the patterns in the Stitch backissues is for a reverse applique scarf with circles of different sizes.  Aha, could it be a use for the die cutter?  I cut a slice of denim as wide as the machine would allow and punched the circles.  They didn’t cut totally through, more of a perforation, but that actually helped in the sewing step to keep everything from getting too distorted.

I also have been wanting a rikarika Sakura skirt, which has appliqued circles of kimono silk, so that gave me the idea to use backing fabric from a little packet of kimono scraps I got a few years ago.


Lining fabric is the background.

One Response to “die cut reverse applique pouch”

  1. muralimanohar Says:

    I saw the most awesome tut for sewing a perfect circle on the machine, using just a thumbtack and some tape, yesterday. I bet it would work fantastically for something like that! :D


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