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Learn How to Applique

Applique is the art of sewing smaller pieces of fabric onto a larger background. If you've never made an applique quilt, do give it a try. There are many different applique methods to choose from, so there's a technique to suit every taste and skill level.
  1. Quilting Glossary
  2. Hand Applique for Quilters (8)
  3. Learn Machine Applique (3)
  4. Learn Reverse Applique (3)
  5. Stained Glass Applique (1)

Learn the Needleturn Applique Method
Instructions to help you learn needleturn applique, a traditional form of hand applique.

Easy Sew and Turn Applique
Sew and turn is an easy applique method that can help you breeze through your applique quilts.

Easy Fusible Web Applique Pattern
Use fusible web to assemble this easy floral applique wallhanging.

What's Your Favorite Type of Applique?
Take the poll -- tell us what you think.

Kate Middleton's Wedding Dress, with Hand Embroidery and Applique
Kate Middleton's wedding dress and veil were embellished with hand embroidered, appliqued lace. Take a close-up look at both.

Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Pattern
I hope you like this quilt, a combination of patchwork blocks and Sunbonnet Sue and Overalls Sam appliqué.

Appliqué Quilt Gallery
Pictures of appliqué quilts made by members of the About.com quilting community.

Baltimore Album Quilts: Elegant Sampler Quilts
A look at the history of Baltimore Album Quilts, by Judy Anne Johnson Breneman.

Traditional Applique Technique
The Illinois State Museum Society provides a condensed look at the art of applique.

Hearts Bouquet Applique Quilt Pattern
This small quilt pattern is an easy project that combines applique with patchwork. Choose your favorite applique method and get started.

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