Appliqué

Sew Daily has patterns and techniques for you to enjoy that will teach you all about fabric appliqué.

Need Some New Direction? Join Our Reverse Appliqué Webinar

There are times when doing things backwards are simply more fun and challenging then doing them forwards. Our newest sewing webinar with Diane Gilleland is no exception! Join us for our Reverse Appliqué Pillows Webinar live on August 16, 2013 at 12 pm EDT and you'll learn the techniques for creating fun reverse appliqué on nearly any sewing…

Make a Cool Embellished Star T-Shirt

We are kind of crafty geeky at the Sudbury office and every Tuesday morning at 10 a.m., we have a show-and-tell, where we share whatever project we have been working on. Well, last  week, Jenn Mason from the Mixed Media team brought in this awesome T-shirt that she had embellished with fabric stars for her…

Free Applique Tips

Download Now Appliqué is a fun way to add a little extra pizzazz to a sewing project or to update an existing garment or home décor item. To get you started, here are a few commonly used techniques for preparing and attaching appliqué. Raw-Edge Method This appliqué method is quick and easy, resulting in a…

Sew Appliques on Knits in a Snap!

Appliqué Your Way  I'm a big fan of dressing up a plain item of clothing with simple embellishments. It's a great way to refashion something that you already own or dress up an inexpensive plain item like a t-shirt or simple dress and make it interesting. Summer is the perfect time for this since it's all…

Free Sewing Pattern: Suede Applique Skirt

Download Now This file contains pattern pieces only. Project instructions are in Stitch magazine's Spring 2011 issue. Add a designer touch to a simple wool skirt by stitching faux-suede appliqués and a scalloped border to the hem. Since faux-suede doesn't fray, the appliqués are easy to cut out and apply, so you can make a…

Easy Applique in 4 Simple Steps

I have a continually growing stash of pretty fabric scraps left over from large projects combined with fat quarters of cotton prints I simply couldn’t resist sampling. Since I primarily sew garments and accessories, what do I do with all these small bits of cloth?         Tie-Back Floor Pillow Cover from Sew…

Sewing Techniques Tutorial: Joining Opposing Curves

Joining Two Opposing Curves Joining opposing curves can be daunting, but with the right sewing technique, it really isn’t all that difficult. I’ve chosen to demonstrate by sewing a partial muslin sample of the pattern pieces for Heidi Boyd‘s sweet Baby Bear project shown at right, from Stitch Spring 2009. The pattern requires two opposing…