Do you know how to do Broderie Perse?

Posted by Ruth on 16 May 2014 | 0 Comments

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Do you know what Broderie Perse is and how to use it? I used it in one of my stitch along challenges last year so if you joined me then, you'll know what it is all about. It is a form of applique using motifs from fabric prints. Susan Dorchester teaches the class and knows all the ins and outs. Today she shares with me and you some of the pieces she has made using Broderie Perse.

Chintz Motifs

Dancing Lady

Geisha Girl with harp

Her class starts today with a special discount, registration remains open for the weekend, but you need to register soon to join in the fun. Register here >>

...and you are not limited to using Broderie Perse on quilts. Why not add it to purses too?

 

Horses

Chintz Motifs on purses

Beautiful! What's your favorite?


Susan Dorchester's love of fabric began at a very young age when she started sewing for her dolls.  Her mother taught her to sew and design her own clothes and her great grandmother taught her to embroider.  In college, she studied art, textiles and interior design. To find out more about Susan Dorchester, you can read her profile at the Academy of Quilting.

 

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