I stroll on the beach is always a delightful experience. If you happen upon a beautiful shell, like our Scallop Shell Applique, it makes it magical!
Today we are sharing our second applique in our Stroll on the Beach Collection. Imagine how thrilling it would to stumble upon a perfectly persevered shell like today’s Scallop Shell Applique! Magical! In the next couple of weeks we will also be sharing appliques of a starfish and a conch shell!
The Scallop Shell Applique was made to fit on a 6″ x 6″ block but can be enlarged or reduced to meet your needs. Enjoy!
The Pattern for the Scallop Shell Applique can be found HERE.
The tutorial on How to Enlarge and Reduce Patterns can be found HERE.
The Stitching Glossary can be found HERE.
Our Gallery of all our Appliques can be found HERE.
The tutorial on How to Cut Out Felt can be found HERE.
DIRECTIONS FOR THE SCALLOP SHELL APPLIQUE
Refer to pattern and photo for applique placements, cutting instructions and embroidery stitches.
Cut out felt using the photo and pattern. Transfer any embroidery markings.
Baste the pieces of the scallop shell applique together, overlapping according to the pattern pieces.
Using a running stitch, sew the scallop to the block using 2 strands of floss.
Using a running stitch, sew each section of the scallop to the block using 2 strands of floss. Refer to pattern.
Using a stem stitch and 2 strands of floss, add the detail to the shell. NOTE: Make your stitches quite small.