FOR THIS MONTH’S CRAFT PROJECT, I’m focusing on one of my favourite sewing techniques— appliqué. Put simply, appliqué is the process of applying small fabric pieces to a larger one, to create layered design. It’s often used to upcycle or personalise clothes, because it gives a professional, lasting finish. And it’s very easy too, so even beginner crafters can get stuck in!
You will need
• A sweatshirt
• Thin felt sheets (or you can use another lightweight fabric)
• Matching thread
• Fusible webbing (eg, Bondaweb)
• Fabric scissors
• Sewing machine
• Iron or heat press
• Optional: satin stitch foot for your sewing machine
What to do
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