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Category: Applique Basics
Whether or not you have attempted quilting before, you can easily follow this applique tutorial and learn how to to do applique as well as specific techniques, like fusible applique. Another term for this method is the fusible web technique. Simply iron on appliques, or images, on top of an adhesive to start your quilt.
The Dryer Sheet Applique Method is a quilt applique technique that recycles used dryer sheets as interfacing for appliques. Dryer sheets stabilize appliques and make it easy to turn edges under, but you will need to sew these appliques by hand.
This Felt Applique Tutorial makes fusible applique super simple! The tutorial will walk you through how to make iron on appliques, how to apply iron on appliques, and then how to machine applique the shape onto a base fabric.
Making custom applique shirts is a simple process with results that look store-bought! This tutorial will show you how to applique a t-shirt using fusible webbing. Learning how to make iron on appliques will keep the fabric lying flat as you sew.
Using an applique press sheet is the answer to all of your applique problems. Learn how to applique using a press sheet with this detailed tutorial. Using a Teflon press sheet, you can easily put together layered fusible applique designs before appliqueing them to the front of your quilt. This technique makes it easier to align appliques with multiple shapes and fabrics before adhering them to your background fabric.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to applique with freezer paper. The freezer paper stabilizes the applique as you sew it to your quilt top, but it is removed from the back of the fabric after sewing. Use this technique for applique quilt tops!
It feels good to be prepared for your upcoming applique project, but sometimes it's hard to know where to start. With this guide, you'll know exactly How to Prepare for Needleturn Applique. When you're done getting ready, the time it takes to complete your applique project could be cut in half. Just don't forget to have all your supplies ready when you begin the project. With some tracing and glue basting out of the way your applique project will be brightening your day in no time.
This wonderful, three-part needleturn applique tutorial will teach you how to applique with just a needle and thread. Needelturn Applique Part 1 tells you all about the tools you will need for hand applique patterns.
The second installment of this three-part needleturn applique tutorial shows you the beginning steps of hand applique for quilts. These hand applique tips will teach you how to cut out, finger press, and pin applique shapes.
Part three of this needleturn applique tutorial walks you through the actual stitching involved in hand applique patterns. Needleturn Applique Part 3 is the very last step in learning how to applique by hand.
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