In this snowflake block, Mary pressed the pattern onto white fabric, then did reverse applique on some of the inside areas. The snowflake was enhanced by some beading.
"This is what I call painted-edge/sandwich reverse appliqué. I ironed my freezer paper flake onto the white print fabric and painted around the outer edge and in each inside design. I cut out each inside design leaving 1/8 inch of paint. I placed a small piece of fabric in between the backing and the snowflake and sewed around the edge of each design. The back is very neat—nice technique for a tablecloth."
(One could bypass the painted edge and do a simple needleturn after basting the snowflake in place. Margaret) Reading from the inside out, the name is "Mary".