How to Use Appliqué For a ‘Pawsome’ Mod Dog Quilt

Get ready for a paws-itively adorable and fun project…the Mini Mod Dog. Create your own colorful pup using improv piecing and fusible web appliqué. Linda Sullivan, co-owner of Colourwerx, has over 25 years of experience as a professional quiltmaker and is known for her use of bright colors and bold designs which are showcased in this puppy project. Linda’s tips and tricks for applique and quilting make this course fun, easy, and versatile.

After covering the supplies needed, Linda will guide you step-by-step as you master the basics of wonky improv fabric piecing. Next, she will show you unique ways to customize your Mod Dog quilt with textured background blocks and her three favorite quilting patterns. From properly preparing the appliqué shape to finding your unique appliqué stitch, Linda will demonstrate the basics of machine appliqué. Finally, Linda will show you how your project can be turned into a fun travel-size pillow or a small wall hanging! It’s the ultimate ‘immediate gratification’ sewing project…But be warned - making these little Mini Mod Dogs are so fun and addictive that you might find that you can’t stop at just one!  

What you will learn

  • Three fun and easy-to-stitch machine quilting patterns using just your domestic machine and a walking foot

  • The basics of fusible web machine appliqué and the notions and tools needed

  • Discovering your unique appliqué stitch, how to maneuver around curves, and create points with perfect accuracy

  • The basics of wonky improv strip piecing to be used for your dog shape

  • How to transform your project into a small pillow, a wallhanging, and so much more


+ A digital copy of the Mini Mod Dog pattern, a $9 value

Wonky Piecing & Easy Appliqué Mini ModDog

Discover fusible web machine appliqué techniques for quilts, pillows, and other projects.

Course Curriculum

  • CHAPTER 1 - Welcome!

    1 Video 1 Text

  • CHAPTER 2 - Gather your Materials

    3 Videos

  • CHAPTER 3 - Wonky Piecing

    1 Video

  • CHAPTER 4 - Trace & Cut Out Your Mini ModDog

    4 Videos

  • CHAPTER 5 - Quilting the Background Fabric

    4 Videos

  • CHAPTER 6 - Easy Machine Appliqué

    3 Videos

  • CHAPTER 7 - Appliqué the Mini ModDog

    4 Videos

  • CHAPTER 8 - Trim & Finish

    3 Videos

  • CHAPTER 9 - Thank You!

    1 Video 1 Text