Sharon's Secret Foundation: Regular Weight

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Sharon's Secret Foundation - Regular Weight

This foundation is perfect for machine applique. The weight of it is heavy enough to make your applique pieces strong and durable for sewing by machine. When it comes time to quilt your appliqued top, this foundation keeps your pieces sturdy and makes it easy to quilt over. After quilting, wash with Synthrapol and your applique pieces will become very soft and will have the appearance of hand-applique.  This foundation also gives your applique a soft trapunto look, which gives your whole quilt life!

This foundation is also perfect for foundation piecing.  You can cut it to any size you need.  In addition, you can cut it to the size of a piece of printer paper, and run it through any printer, for printing your favorite paper piecing pattern.  Once you use it for your piecing, there's no need to tear it away.  It can stay in, and will become a part of your quilt. It truly makes foundation piecing and machine applique so much easier for you.


In addition, this foundation is perfect for machine embroidery. Sharon recommends using it as a foundation for all of her embroidered applique quilt designs.

The foundation is 19" wide, and sold by the yard. Samples are also available as an 8"x10" cut.
This foundation paper is used for Sharon Schamber's machine applique technique.  Once the edges of the applique piece are turned and the piece is sewn on, this foundation stays in the piece.  After washing, the foundation dissolves and softens.


1 yard = 19" x 36"

This product is sold by the yard.  I will cut off the amount you order and fold it for packaging.  I will also label it with the yardage and type of foundation.



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