I often get asked what type of interfacing I use for my hand embroidery and applique projects. I tend to use a variety of fusible interfacings and try to keep a good supply in my sewing studio, as I use a variety of interfacings for different projects. My local quilt shop, Kis Quilting Ltd in Ipswich, stocks interfacing, and I particularly like this Vilene F220. This is very fine, and will be used on the back of the "Hearts and Happy Flowers" blocks. My favourite interfacing for several years had been "weaveline" (Vilene G700, which is a woven lightweight fusible interfacing), which I had always bought online. It's lovely to use, and gives structure to the finished piece. I'd used it on the first block of "Hearts and Happy Flowers" but as I didn't have a large enough piece of weaveline to cover the back of block 1 in a whole piece, I'd fused it to individual pieces that were going to be embroidered and appliqued. Unfortunately it was just a little too bulky due to the number of seams in the block.
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