Intermediate | 25 min
Taught by Natalie Chanin
This ruffle appliqué can be added to pillows, shirts, dresses—anything that could use some ruffled sweetness. Natalie shows you how to gather and baste your ruffle and attach it to the pillow using the zig-zag chain stitch, one of her signature embroidery stitches. Natalie also shows you how to “love your thread”—a process that is unique to her work and will infuse your creations with love and good intentions.

What you will learn:
— Creating an appliqué ruffle
— Preparing thread for hand appliqué
— Zig-zag embroidery stitch
Learn how to:
  • Creating an appliqué ruffle
  • Preparing thread for hand appliqué
  • Zig-zag embroidery stitch

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to make an applique ruffle pillow
  • 6 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from expert instructor Natalie Chanin
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students


Chapters
Introduction
00:30
Materials
00:56
Make Pillow
04:04
04:11
06:00
06:45
03:09
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • Pillow case (Natalie uses a pillow case from her book 'Alabama Studio Style')
  • pillow form to stuff pillow case
  • 1/8 yard organic cotton jersey fabric (Natalie uses her Alabama Chanin 100% Organic cotton jersey in Turquoise and Sand)
  • all purpose thread
  • Coats and Clark button craft thread
  • tailors chalk
  • embroidery scissors
  • pins
  • hand sewing needles
  • clear quilters ruler
  • rotary cutter
  • cutting mat
Discussion
Notes
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Transcript
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