Fleur de Lis Appliqué Variations

Here’s a note and some photos from Joann, who took Amanda’s Fleur de Lis appliqué design and transformed it into something uniquely her own:

Taking a design to the design that is in your mind…but also reversible. When the front isn’t working like you want, yet is getting close. A lesson in learning about my BERNINA 830 and adjusting the bobbin tension.


Original design:

Original stitchout using Kaffe Fassett and Robert Kaufman prints:

Original design with stitches through the design added, front and back:

Design cut in two; material dictates location of design, front and back.

Put together with backing stitch together, front trimmed back so edges can butt together, and then joined with a decorative stitching on the back seam:

Decorative stitches used on the BERNINA 830… 1333, 1334, 1341, 1342, and stitch 11 mirror-imaged right and left.

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