Applique Index of Free Patterns, Letters and More

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Here are sources for applique information, shapes, and templates. This index page will grow as more templates are designed.

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    How to Applique With Turned Edges

    Hand Sewn Applique with Turned Edges

    Debbie Colgrove

    If you love hand sewing, you'll love this method of appliqueing. The clean smooth edges make a stunning appearance, as in these very old hand appliqued napkins shown in this article.

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    How to Applique With Fusible Web

    Appliqué with Fusible Web

    Debbie Colgrove

    This method employs fusible web and then machine sewn edges. It's a great method for a strong durable applique that is going to be worn by children and see its way through the laundry many times.

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    Applique Letters

    Applique Letters for Christmas Stockings, banners and more. These will print as 2 1/2" letters but can be resized at a copy machine or with a graphics program.

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    Sew a Child's Fabric Shapes Book

    Child's Cloth Book of Shapes

    Debbie Colgrove

    Try your hand at all kinds of free applique shapes and make them into a great cloth book for a child that would eat a paper book.

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    Valentine's Day Projects

    Valentine's Day Cupid Yard Flag

    Debbie Colgrove

    Cupid and hearts abound for Valentine's Day. Take advantage of the free projects or grab the free applique patterns and create what you have in mind. There is no limit to your creativity.

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    Angels to Sew and Applique as Clothing Embellishments or Christmas Ornaments

    Textured Angel Applique

    . Debbie Colgrove

    This list of Angels to sew is bound to get your creative juices flowing. Imagine you Christmas decorating or other occasions.

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    Birthday and Celebration Applique Templates

    Birthday and Party Applique Templates

    Debbie Colgrove

     Use this free applique pattern for any celebration that you have in mind.

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    Bubble Letter Patterns to Applique

    C D Bubble Letter Template Example

    Debbie Colgrove

    Bubble Letters can be used for almost any appliqueing purpose. This free pattern can easily be resized on a copy machine or in a graphics program.

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    Christmas Tree and Gifts Applique Template

    Christmas Tree Applique Template

    Debbie Colgrove

    Decorate a Christmas stocking or other Christmas decoration with this Christmas tree and gifts template.

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    Apple Basket Applique Tee Shirt or Sweat Shirt

    Apple Basket Applique

    Debbie Colgrove

    Apple picking is a big thing in my area of the world. This applique is great for potholders, pie potholders and clothing.

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    Fabric Paint and Applique for Sewing Embellishment

    Fabric Paint and Appliques to Decorate a Child's Shirt

    Debbie Colgrove

    Purchased appliques are a quick way to embellish clothing, adding other textiles, like fabric paint, make the possibilities endless. All kids love balloons and this applique idea is a great way to decorate a child's shirt without breaking the bank.

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    Free Patterns and Directions to Embellish Clothes

    Dress Up Garments with Frayed Patchwork Patches and Embroidery Samples

    Debbie Colgrove

    Appliques can take very inexpensive clothing and convert it into something very special with these ideas. Save those test embroidery samples and make them into wearable clothing!

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    Sew a Halloween Pumpkin Appliqued Shirt

    Halloween applique

    Debbie Colgrove

    You don't have to wear a costume to be part of the Halloween fun. This applique can decorate any shirt of jacket so that you are part of the festivities. Add this applique to a trick or treat bag so the bag is preserved for Halloween from year to year.

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    Sew a Fall Shirt With Colorful Leaves and Acorns

    Fall Leaves and Acorns Applique Templates

    Debbie Colgrove

    Everyone loves the fall leaves. You can't wear the real ones but you can create these fabric leaves to celebrate the beautiful fall leaves. The acorn appliques add to the realistic feel of these appliques.