You'll need base fabric (the fabric on which you embroider the applique),
a piece of fabric for the applique, and a stabilizer.
For this tutorial we used designs from the Shark
Tip: The fabric for the applique should not be heavier than the
Step One: Hoop your base fabric with cut-away mesh stabilizer.
Thread the needle with embroidery thread. Start embroidering. The machine
will embroider an outline of the shape and stop.
Step Two: Place a piece of applique fabric over the outline.
You can secure the applique fabric with adhesive tape, or with a temporary
adhesive, or small pins. Place them outside the embroidery field.
Start the machine. It will embroider the outline of the same shape
again and stop.
Step Three: With a pair of sharp scissors cut away the excess
applique fabric as close to the outline as possible.
Step Four: Return the hoop to the machine. Finish the embroidery.
Change threads if needed.
That's it! Here are some more of our results:
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