My String Circles project has stalled. I am still undecided on how to proceed. A week or so ago, I thought I knew what I wanted. I merrily appliqued the circles to the background fabric. You can see the ones done here on my design wall.
I was still not thrilled. So I continued to experiment. (Actually what I was really doing was making a mess of my background fabric. Lots of ripping out and redoing.) 🙂
So… These are my current options. What do you think?
Applique #1: Top stitched directly to the background fabric.
Applique #2: Muslin circle sewn to the back of the String Circle, turned inside out, stitched down.
Applique #3: String Circle sewn to background fabric face down, background fabric trimmed all around leaving about 1/4″ to expose string circle, stitched down.
I want all to have the same applique technique. So I am at a standstill until I decide which way to go. 😦
There are probably more ways to do this but of these three, which do you like?