These are flowers I drew myself in the Silhouette software, which was very easy to do. There was a bit of a learning curve, but it all made sense once I saw a couple of videos. I must say, thank goodness for those how-to videos, as my attention span for absorbing any written instructions is extremely short these days. Guess it's a result of all these new electronic gadgets!
Anyway, the fabric was prepared for fusing with Wonder-Under, as these flowers are going to be completely fused to the Modern Grace quilt top.
In the software, the cuts were arranged to make the best use of the fabric, with all the centers in a row for placement of a different fabric on the mat so that I wouldn't have to run it through twice.
Within a minute, it was all cut! This is what's left on the mat after removing the waste fabric.
Aren't they cute? Now onto arranging them on the quilt for fusing!
Sorry, you're just going to have to wait till I get it quilted before I show it all off!
I'm pretty pleased with how this turned out, and I see great possibilities for cutting in the future. There's just so much versatility! If you have one of these machines, or have been thinking about getting one, this is a great use for it.
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What fun and you're just teasing us with that tiny peak of that scrumptious quilt. Can't wait to see the rest of it.ReplyDelete
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Do you need to have the fabric fused to make it stiffer to be able to run it through the machine? Using the Silhouette looks to be a good way to cut out images.ReplyDelete
Those little applique flowers are so pretty! This is going to dress up that quilt so nicely! Happy New Year, Susan! Come on 2015!ReplyDelete
Sweet flowers. I too love my Silhouette. Fun to see how others use it for #CreativeGoodness.ReplyDelete
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