Another fast way to create an otherwise detailed appliqué. I
wanted the Fan to go with the red and black theme in the silk noil, but I
didn't want a solid heavy looking fan. The solution? Sheer Black Organza!
I marked the fan directly on to the back of the jacket with tracing paper.
Including all the detail lines. (Make sure your tracing is dark enough so you
can see through the sheer).
Then I placed the sheer black organza over the design.
I straight stitched around all the main fan lines.
Notice the bits of
sparkle? I cut up bits of red prizm thread and sprinkled them over the traced
fan prior to placing the sheer down.
It's very subtle.
After stitching, I carefully cut away the excess sheer organza.
Next it was satin stitched around all the edges including the detail lines.
large black bead with four strands of dangling red and black seed and bugle
beads finishes it off!
Notice that I used a slightly narrower satin stitch for the detail of the