Saturday 2 July 2016

Showcasing ~ How to Appliqué a Modern Sunbonnet Sue

The traditional Sunbonnet Sue has been around since the beginning of the 20th Century, featuring not only in quilting and embroidery, but in books, too. Today's Sunbonnet Sue is a modern take on the old favourite.

Learn how to make a modern, artsy Sunbonnet Sue appliquéd quilt block. Tutorial ~ made by ChrissieD.

Chris, from made by ChrissieD, shows how to make make her artsy, appliquéd Sunbonnet Sue. Beginning with her initial sketch, Chris talks about the planing and design, which results in a 12.5" quilt block. Comprehensive instructions show every step of the appliqué and stitching process.

Chris added her Sunbonnet Sue to the Quilting & Patchwork link party. It's also been added to the Embroidery, Stitching & Appliqué link party. You might like to check out the following projects at the Quilting & Patchwork linky...
  • Appliqué Women Quilts
  • Wonky Log Cabins
  • Old Fashioned Telephone Quilt
  • Fishing Baby Quilt
  • Minecraft Mini Quilt

... Pam


  1. Thanks for the links - off to check them out!

  2. I love when classic designs get a new and modern flair - Sue is quite divine. And quite stylish!


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