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Quilt Appliqué
Techniques and Tips


Recently, the members of the QuiltersBee discussion group started a discussion thread on the various methods of appliqué. It turned out there are as many different methods as there are quilters! Here are a few of the techniques and suggestion to make them work. Compiled by

Needle turn Appliqué 

Video on Blind Stitching
Here is a video on blind stitching


Freezer paper appliqué 

Video on Freezer Paper Applique
Here is a video on freezer paper applique



Just learning fusible applique? Be sure to read Applique using Fusible Web for some tips and techniques to make this quick method a bit easier. Lots of inspirational pictures!

Video on Blind Stitching
Here is a video on fusible applique


Other methods

A great place to find applique motifs is in a coloring book. Have another tip to offer? Send it me, and I will add it here.  Be sure to check Nancy Kern's page, too.