Applique is the technique of applying a cutout fabric design to a background fabric. Over the years many applique techniques have developed. The pieces can be appliques by hand, by sewing machine or by embroidery machine. Applique is commonly used in quilting but also can be used in decorating to embellish household items such as pillows, pot holders, tableclothes, towels, clothes and more. There are no limits to the imaginative projects you can create by appliqueing.


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Learn to applique - hand applique, freezer paper method of applique, reverse applique. Quilter's Cache

Applique - English Paper Piecing An Applique (Video)

Learn how with this video. You Tube

Applique - Inside Out Applique

Printable instructions. Quilted Frog

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Applique - Needle Turn Applique

Easy needle turn applique 101 - complete instructions. Quilting Works

Applique - Outline Applique Technique

Printable directions. Quilted Frog

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Applique Back-to-Basics

The Critter Pattern Works offer a free beginner's pattern to teach yourself to machine appliqué. Check it out! The Critter Pattern Works

Applique Patterns and Instructions (Free)

Free applique patterns and instructions. Homemade Gifts Made Easy

Applique Tutorial

Instructions for several applique methods - freezer paper hand or machine, soft center fusible web applique and freezer paper needle turn applique.

Baby Clothes

How to applique on baby clothes. Easy instructions! Mark Baby Stuff

Berries, Grapes and Baubles

A fool-proof technique for making berries, grapes or baubles for an applique block. Apple Blossom Quilts

Blanket Stitch Applique

Don't like to hand stitch! Why not try your sewing machine. Learn how... Erica's Craft and Sewing Center

Freezer Paper Applique

This tutorial will take you through the steps necessary to make your own mini quilts using the freezer paper technique. Apple Blossom Quilts

How To Applique - Freezer Paper Method

Learn how to do the freezer paper method of applique. Rose Ruchbrooke

Learning the Art of Applique

Lots of useful information on appliqueing. Fine

Lining Applique Patches

This pictorial guide shows how to line appliqué patches using the back basting method. Apple Blossom Quilts


Machine Applique (Raw Edge Applique)

This video will show you have to use your sewing machine to applique using a fusible web product. This is also known as raw edge applique. This is quick and easy applique method.

Machine Applique

Sewing machine appliqué is fun and easy - guide to material needed, equipment needed, traditional applique, reverse applique and more. New Mexico State University

Machine Applique

Learn how to do fusible machine applique. Apple Blossom Quilts

Machine Applique

How to applique - a tutorial. My Happy Crazy Life

Positively Splendid - Fox Applique (Free)

Starch Method of Applique

Learn the starch method of applique. Sew Mama Sew

The Applique Society - Free Applique Patterns

Wee Folk Art - Free Applique Patterns

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