Introduce a whole new generation to the gentle, good nature of Sunbonnet Sue with this ultimate collection of 24 quilt applique patterns! Reflecting the winsome virtues of childhood, the expressive little girl has captured the hearts of young and old alike for more than a century.
The Sunbonnet characters, created by Bertha Corbett Melcher, were first popular with needleworkers as outline embroidery, then later gained the favor of quilters as an applique pattern. Now you can re-create her simple charm on a treasure trove of fabulous keepsakes, like a seasonal wall hanging, a baby quilt, and bed quilts in various sizes.
Whether you're a novice quilter or a master, our complete instructions- including easy-to-understand methods of machine and traditional hand applique-will guide you in bringing the sweet little lady to life.
We also show your how small touches of hand embroidery can add detail to the storybook scenes of her day-to-day activities, such as picking flowers, playing with friends, and saying bedtime prayers.