Details about the next #wisecraftstitchalong- Springtime Posey Wool Appliqué Banner

Wool appliqué stitch along

The pattern for our next #wisecraftstichalong, Springtime Posey

Our next #wisecraftstitchalong is over on my YouTube Channel. For this next one, we will be stitching up the colorful, textural wool appliqué pattern called Springtime Posey Appliqué Banner. The original pattern stitches organic shapes like flowers and leaves to a background fabric which becomes a banner that can be hung on a wall or door. A beautiful pattern to get some good practice adding wool texture over texture, as well as dimensional embroidery stitches. There are endless ways to embellish this piece with hand stitched details. Its also very easy to adapt the pattern to a pillow, or stretch it over a store-bought canvas. (Which is how I plan to do the new version that I will be stitching on air.)
Seeing as its still pretty cold and dark here in Seattle, staying in and stitching in the evening sounds really satisfying. And stitchalongs are fun, because we can all stay home and stitch, but together! Each session is a chance to try out a new technique (or perhaps revisit one you haven’t done in a long time). With this next project, we are continuing the slow/hand stitching trend we’ve been on with all the #wisecraftstitchalongs. I will be stitching all of the wool flowers and details by hand during the scheduled FB Live videos sessions. I will be sharing some embroidery stitches and appliqué techniques I use that may be new to you.
But let’s talk some details about the Springtime Posey Appliqué pattern. First of all, the original inspiration for this pattern is probably unexpected-

Yep that quilt above kind of started it. When I made the Willy Loman Quilt for my book, I fell in love with wool all over again. I’ve worked with it many times before, but I’d gone a long time without working with it. Still collecting it! Just not working with it.
A good sit with some wool appliqué was in order. That’s where the idea for this pattern began, but it was a long time later when I finally got to work on it.
Wool appliqué stitch along

Wool appliqué stitch along

This blog post will serve as the official home base for the stitch along details and will be updated as needed.

But what supplies do I need to do this banner? You will need a copy of the pattern in order to have the templates and instructions. Its available as a PDF download in my shop, on Etsy, and in my Craftsy shop. (Note: This pattern is only available as a downloadable PDF.) The supply list is in the pattern.

What’s the deadline Blair, I need to know!? Usually I say there’s no pressure to finish by a certain day, and that’s also true with this one, but I’m going to add a twist this time-

Finish and upload your finished Posey by April 1st and you’ll be eligible to win a prize! I’ll pick one winner and send them surprise goodies from me!!

The other stitchalongs that we have done- Sashiko Coasters and English Paper Piecing– can be replayed on my YouTube Channel at any time.
Please leave comments or questions. Can’t wait to get started!


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