I am excited to say that I am now able to applique again! When we switched computers (pc to apple), my sewing machine was left in the dust! I was unable to connect the two together anymore. I let it go for a few months and then started trying to figure out what to do about it. After some help from the nice people on the Janome forum, I was able to use a reader/writer and a special card to get designs from my computer to my sewing machine. It took a while to figure it all out but I finally got it to work! Yaa! I am back in business. This picture is from the first app I was able to do since Feb!
And just in time too. I wanted to make special cruise outfits for two adorable children who were going on a Disney cruise. I used a pattern (not that great of a pdf so I am not linking to the pattern) from a different designer for the girl's ruffle top. I was able to get through it but I am worried it came out bigger than I wanted. I also made some board shorts and capris from Scientific Seamstress Easy Fits for the both tops. I appliqued the tee and the bodice of the top. I LOVE the fabric. Its Riley Blake "Stars and Strips". I think that's what it's called. So here's what I did: