I've had a few questions about my little Christmas stocking design. This pattern is featured in the November/December 2015 issue of Quiltmaker magazine. There is also a digital pattern available. You can find out more here:
Now that I have everything basted and stitched in the ditch, it's time to start filling the background with a filler pattern. My go to filler is a paisley. I find it easy to do and it makes my appliques pop. I start at the center and work outwards. It can be a little fiddly going in and out of the applique shapes so I take my time.
Here is a shot of the vine I want to have for my feathers in the setting triangles. I am not too sure how I want to do my feathers so I am practicing with a pencil first.