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August 24, 2023



I agree that Lori's style is too cute for me, but she is very entertaining and fun to follow. I am a cross stitcher; and when she has time to film her stitching, it's so inspiring. I swear that woman has four hands to keep up with all she sews and stitches.

Pam O

I have used the interfacing method. ( I do not do needle turn applique.)
I enjoyed it. It worked out well.

sue s

I have used interfacing and am pleased with it. I'm working on a quilt right now that has a lot of applique (not my favorite technique), and I used a fusible interfacing to iron my pieces to the top and then machine stitched around. Worked very well.
Pat Sloan has a fall project coming up in September using Figs fabrics that I will be doing. Yours is looking very cute. I agree Lori is a real dynamo!


I made this quilt and love it. I like to hand appliqué and these
Looked easy but my skills were rusty and I subbed pieced blocks.
I am going to do Lori’s quilt with all the Dresden flowers though and have it a lot cut out. I am watching all the videos now and deciding
Which appliqué technique to use. I have her templates that go with the kit(not acrylic but plastic of some sort) I am thinking about doing the circles and leaves by thread basting in seam line then placing template
On wrong side and drawing up. Spritz with water,
Press, remove template and ready to stitch. I have made hundreds of circles like this with good results. I have never
Used interfacing as I worried about stiffness or what my machine quilter would think.


Your Halloween Figs blocks look great! I'm familiar with Lori Holt's quilts but haven't spent much time finding out about her methods. From what you & some of your readers say maybe I should!

Arrowhead Gramma

Eleanor Burns used this method for applique umpteen years ago. Thinking it needs to be ultra lightweight interfacing so that the seam is not too bulky to applique. Good luck!


I really love her vintage inspired patterns. I really don't like her fabric.

I've used her technique for machine applique and kind of liked it for specific things.


I have tried Lori's applique technique.. didn't work so well for me. I use iron on interfacing and zig zag on the machine. Not satin stitch, but close, using a small stitch. Then I outline it all with fray check. So far stuff is holding up well 🤞
I am gearing up to do Christmas Cheer from Buttermilk Basin using fabric instead of wool


I’m working on the Prairie meadow quilt— i tried the interfacing, but wasn’t satisfied with the points— you have to accept they are rounded. Take a look at appliquick paper before you decide. I have many of her books, some cross stitch, and fabric—- she is incredibly prolific— I don’t see how even a die hard fan could keep up!

Carol in Texas

I have not purchased any of Lori Holt’s quilting products but I have seen them and am amazed at all she turns out. She is also into crossstitch and I love her flosstube videos of all the stitched items she has done. Her business acumen is off the charts. I’m not into her cute, far girl style of quilting, but her crossstitch is gorgeous. I wonder if she sleeps?

Elizabeth Steenblik

I am in the process of doing my first zlori Holt quilt. It can be rather frustrating trying to get sharp points with her interfacing method. She makes it look so easy! I think her templates and tutorials are great. She is extremely talented. I think it would be fun to use her templates using wool and forget the turning!

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