What a great idea. I never thought to stitch intricate things first, and then cut.
How to appliqué. I just read this tutorial and it's the most thorough I've seen. (we need that, Alli!) Cool!
freddy & freya - bespoke gifts - canvas art, children's furniture, hand embellished cushions
website with dozens of free hand embroidery patterns--great for small embellishments on crazy quilt patches
Bird Towel Birds on a Wire Applique on Cotton Huck by kakabaka, $16.00
cat silhouette - Google Search - I think these would look cute as wood cutouts in a flower bed
Kissenhülle "Sommerbrise" 40x40cm von Herziges aus Stoff, Filz & Farbe auf DaWanda.com
Not into quilting, but this is darling and gives me some ideas!
let's hop like a bunny! maybe we should make our easter dresses this year. I haven't done that in years
Freezer Paper Transfer Method + Free Paris Address Printable! - Graphics Fairy. Such a fun image Transfer Technique for DIY Decorating And Home Decor Projects!