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How to Appliqué: Quilt Designs
for Creating Appliqué Quilts

Quilters love to explore the art of appliqué quilting as a way to add designs to their fabric, in addition to piecing. But while traditional quilters hand-stitched their fabric motifs in place, contemporary quilters are more apt to fuse or machine-stitch appliqué, opening up new, faster, design possibilities. Start your explorations with Mickey Depre as he explains how using a fusible interfacing, like Décor-Bond, shapes, supports, and stabilizes fabrics, making it perfect for machine appliqué use. If you love the curves of a fanciful landscape quilt but don’t know how to appliqué the pieces, Rose’s tutorial will show you the way! Define lines in your appliqué quilts with Ellen Anne Eddy's tips on free-motion appliqué. Or, for an easy, breezy, mixed-media approach, try making Mary’s reverse-appliqué flags. It’s time to learn from the experts! Download this free eBook today.

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You will find a wide variety of machine appliqué techniques, along with new appliqué quilt designs. Try new appliqué stitches that will help bring your appliqué quilts to life!  Learn how to appliqué quilts now with this free eBook!

Whether you are interested in machine appliqué or hand appliqué stitch techniques, this free eBook will teach you everything you need to know about how to appliqué quilts.

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“How to Appliqué” Quilt Designs: Technique #1

Flying Colors by Mary Stoudt

Appliqué quilts are usually created to help decorate the inside of your home to make it more creative and fun. But now with Mary’s appliqué quilt design, you can decorate the outside of your home with appliqué quilts as well. Simply follow Mary’s step-by-step directions for appliqué quilting and turn your quilt into a gorgeous flag you can hang outside of your house. These flags are made to be viewed and enjoyed from either side, plus they are quick to make. To prepare for creating this appliqué quilt design find quotations, poetry, or favorite song lyrics with a common theme (these will be printed on fabric to become the machine appliqué designs on your flags).

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“How to Appliqué” Quilt Designs: Technique #2

Defining the Line: Free-Motion Appliqué Explained and Explored
by Ellen Anne Eddy

Learn how to use free-motion appliqué quilting techniques, and expand your appliqué quilting skills. Sewing in a horizontal line with a zigzag stitch will produce a narrow “jump” stitch that can be used to smooth any shape into a lovely, organic line. This piece of advice, along with expert tips on shading and thread choices, will help you be successful with Ellen’s appliqué quilt designs. Ellen gives tips, hints for success and additional advice in her appliqué stitch design pattern that you won’t want to miss!

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“How to Appliqué” Quilt Designs: Technique #3

The Heartfelt Landscape by Rose Hughes

Have you ever looked at a beautiful scene, or imagined a fanciful design, and thought it was impossible to sew those amazing curves? If so, Rose has all the answers for you. In this 'how to appliqué' design pattern you will learn how to layer your landscape to create real depth. Curves and circles will become easier and easier to feature with Rose’s methods. Combine simple straight-stitch hand appliqué piecing methods with machine appliqué to produce shapes that are normally very difficult to piece. Now traveling and picture taking have taken on a new meaning. Download this free eBook today and begin machine embroidery appliqué designs that are sure to capture your heart, like Rose’s heartfelt appliqué quilt.

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“How to Appliqué” Quilt Designs: Technique #4

Décor-Bond It! by Mickey Depre

Décor-Bond is a fusible interfacing that shapes, supports and stabilizes areas, making it perfect for appliqué quilts and wall quilts. Created to add extra crispness to upholstery fabrics for home decorating purposes, Décor Bond is a great way to make sure your appliqué quilting is sturdy and going to last. Start by ironing your background fabric to the Décor-Bond. From there, simply follow Mickey’s detailed instructions on how to appliqué with Décor Bond and you will have a gorgeous end result and new machine appliqué techniques!

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