It's inevitable: Every time I purge hoarded objects, I discover "I really could have used that." These and more great ideas here for applique (perhaps inspired by a hoard of pretty scraps) by a talented artist !
Sarah Whittle, coral stitch: You can use different thread thicknesses or change the angle of the knot to give different effects. Coral stitch can be used on straight or curved lines as well as being used as a textured filling stitch. When using as a filli