This traditional form of applique allows you to showcase your work and the threads and Valerie shares some helpful tips.
Machine applique is really very easy and a particular favourite with Valerie: every sewing machine has a zig-zag stitch on it – no matter how old – and Valerie gives some helpful advice on how to use this to achieve a great satin stitch.
Here are some of the things Valerie talks about:
type of thread
the colour of the thread
why an applique foot is essential
There are some great patterns and kits throughout the site – click here to browse the selection
Valerie mentions and shows you the Inner city hexagon cushion workshop – and you can enjoy it by clicking here.
For other types of applique use the applique filters on the website that you can find by clicking here
Here are a few for you to try: