Bari Ackerman is a lifestyle and product designer and owner of her self-named brand, Bari J . She's been featured in many national magazines, including Romantic Homes, Quilts and More, and Belle Armoire to name just a few. Her second fabric line for Windham Fabrics, Art Journal , on which the S4H projects are based, just arrived in stores. Her third line, Country Lane arrives in stores in October 2010. She is also currently working on a book for C&T Publishing's new imprint, Stash .
Bari created her tutorial as a .pdf file. Click the image below to download. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is a free program.
If you don't want to tackle the appliqué collage, try substituting a monogram or a small patch of embroidery - if you have an embroidery machine. Or, stitch down a single design as an appliqué instead of a whole collage. You could also add a store-bought appliqué.
Check out Bari's coordinating Art Journal Pinwheel Play Mat.