Thursday, July 20, 2006
Fusing quilts - applying a fusible interface, such as WonderUnder, to fabric and then using heat to bond two layers together - is a great way to quickly and easily create images that would be difficult to accomplish in more traditional ways. Oh sure, you could hand applique these, but in my case it would never get done. This little heart quilt was my first attempt at an original design using fusing. I also got Melody Johnson's workshop in a bag, which contained some of her hand-dyed fabric and instructions for making a Bodacious Bloomer variation.
Then I used some of those leftover fused fabrics to make this little one: