Thursday, July 30, 2009

Selvage Applique by Debra Posthumus

Debra Posthumus of Terre Haute, Indiana created these delightful selvage applique designs. She bought the blue fabric (a shirt) at a garage sale for 50 cents, and she got 8 embroidery hoops at a church sale for $1. And of course, the selvages were absolutely free!

Debra likes the bird (above) the best, and she uses it in the header for her blog:

I think my favorite is the house and tree. The shapes are just right, and I like all the selvages. I like how the door stands out.

The line, "I love cake" is from an episode of "That 70's Show."

Even though the photo below is a little washed out, I wanted to show you the teacup. The steam looks like question marks to me. And I love that tea tag. Nice job, Debra!

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fanny said...

Lovely !

Kucki68 said...

Love the teacup!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Too cute!

Grandma Barbara said...

I don't know why, but I continue to be amazed at the imagination and creativity shown in the use of selvages. The appliques are just darling!

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The Quilt Buddy said...

These are so cute!