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Tropical touch

We were looking back through the photo vault not so long ago and were reminded of a very successful class we did on Hawaiian style patterns and machine applique. Barbara ventured into a colourful palette for one of the class samples –

Chris was of the opinion that the machine stitching was none too bad for a hand quilter! Here’s Barbara’s first Hawaiian hand stitched sample from way back when (ie 1983) –

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Doodles in Hawaii

Coming close on the heels of the Mystery Monday finale we have an updated EQ Doodles page and this month we’re featuring a Hawaiian style applique block.

Barbara has been moving things around in The Cupboard over at the Rural Office and picked out her first Hawaiian style applique piece dating back to somewhere in the mid 1980s –

We’re off to fold and cut paper to make more designs!