A couple of years ago I got this Rosemary Wells book from the bargain table at Borders for $3.99. I couldn't believe my luck, nor could I understand why it was on the bargain table at all. The illustrations in her Mother Goose book are so wonderful and for years I've wanted to do a Mother Goose applique quilt based on the characters in this book. Well, as always "big plans" = "small results". But this weekend I did manage to do my first test-run applique. It was actually not that hard, though very time consuming. Maybe if I just do a block here and there, after a while I'll have enough blocks for a whole quilt.
Here is a page from the book:
And here is my applique (click for larger pic). When I was done I decided to put it onto a little pouch I made using this yummy fabric I got from Hannah: