Appliqué Ruffle Pillow
Intermediate | 25 min 35 sec
Make Pillow
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
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 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
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
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Class Reviews
102 users recommended this class to a friend
Kimberly Wells
love the class! Going to watch it again!! :)
More than 3 months ago
Ramona Howard
It seems easy enough to do as a beginner sewer it can be hard to understand some of the cuts and measurements if not shown. Can't wait to make this!
More than 3 months ago
Gay Bumgardner
Thanks for the good idea!!
More than 3 months ago