Rip Stop comes in so many bright and vibrant colors, working with it, especially for outside items, is fun. Given its' name, you know it is fantastic for applique work, fringe and so many other items (like kites) that we don't want to fray. Without the fray, raw edge applique is a breeze.
If you have problems with rip stop slipping while appliqueing, try a small amount of spray adhesive or a Sewline Glue Stick to keep applique pieces in place. I suggest buying a bundle of 1 yard cuts if you're in the mood to try something new. The assortment will open up lots more opportunities for you to try stuff.
Here is a photo of the Garden Flag. Stitch lines were used to give the frog dimension. The eyes and tongue were appliqued on the frog before being added to the flag. The flag is 14 x 20 with three 2 x 6 tabs at the top. The black bottom was added by folding a 4" black around the bottom edge, sewing the top edge and then cutting it 1 1/2" down from the top on the front so we have three pieces, then fringed every 1".
Draw your own flag and have fun making one.