31 May 2022


BC Paperback Flexi binding

216x280 mm



144 pages

Search Press

Sarah Payne’s Applique School

by Sarah Payne

In this fun and practical introduction to hand and machine appliqué, well-known TV personality Sarah Payne leads you through a series of techniques to build up your skills.

Each chapter includes a number of different-sized step-by-step projects, including a height chart, pet feeding mat, quilt, cushions, baby play mat, bags, wall art and placemats. Sarah discusses both hand-sewn and machine-sewn appliqué, as well as raw-edged and turned-edge appliqué. She also includes information on feature stitching, using paper templates, layering, quilting and binding. There are also templates to trace supplied for the projects.

Jam-packed with juicy information and colourful projects, jump in and start learning all things appliqué. Put your skills into practice and at the same time create beautiful projects to keep or give as gifts.

Book Contents

Tools and materials
Basic techniques
Machine-sewn raw-edged appliqué
Lesson 1: Perky parrot cushion
Lesson 2: Dog and cat feeding mats
Lesson 3: Robot friends height chart
Lesson 4: Japanese wall art
Lesson 5: Peacock wall hanging
Lesson 6: Farmyard play mat
Machine-sewn turned-edge appliqué
Lesson 7: Retro tote bag 
Lesson 8: Heart cushion
Lesson 9: Orange peel table runner and placemats
Lesson 10: Harlequin bed runner
Lesson 11: Happy flowers quilt
Hand-sewn appliqué 
Lesson 12: Vintage clutch bag
Lesson 13: Fabulous felt book cover
Lesson 14: Seaside wall art
Lesson 15: Scented pillow
Lesson 16: Baltimore-style wall hanging

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