Machine Satin Stitch Around Applique

AppliqueAppmate Collaborator
Satin Stitch is made using a closely worked zig zag stitch with zig zag pressure foot. Here are a few tips on making a nearly perfect satin stitc...

How to Stitch Around Applique Using a Sewing Machine - Getting Started With Applique

AppliqueAppmate Collaborator
Once you have all of your appliquéd pieces pinned, fused or glued in place, get a thread to match or contrast your design and let's get started. ...

Iron On Interfacing for Opaque Fabric

AppliqueAllison Nash
Completing projects using white, thin or light fabrics for applique can be a little tricky. Using our Santa Table Runner as an example we'll show...

Cutting the Free Bear Applique Background

AppliqueAppmate Collaborator
In this tutorial we will show you how to make the background of our Free Bear Applique pattern - Bear throwing flowers. First of all you need to...

How to Sew the Patchwork Handbag

Sewing TipsAllison Nash
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How to Use a Sewing Machines Decorative Stitches with Applique

Sewing TipsAllison Nash
Our sewing machines have a great number of stitches available and it is always nice to be able to test them out on a pattern like our Patchwork Ha...

How to Use a Cutting Machine to Cut Fabric

AppliqueAllison Nash

How to Sew Trendy Bag Straps

Sewing TipsMartyn Smith
While it is easy to purchase pre-made straps from craft stores, sometimes giving your project a personal touch makes all of the difference. In thi...

Cutting Felt Applique Pieces Using a Pattern Printed by a Cutting Machine

AppliqueAllison Nash
Felt is a wonderful textile to sew. Unlike fabric, felt can be tricky to cut out exactly for applique. We chose to cut these pieces by hand for...