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Applique Turkey #30121
These are instructions on how to embroider the design of the Applique Turkey.
The photo of the finished machine embroidered turkey applique.

You will need:
  • embroidery threads, either polyester or rayon, feel free to chose your own colors,
  • base fabric,
  • 2 fabrics for the applique parts,
  • light-to-medium-weight cut-away embroidery stabilizer,
  • applique scissors.
Embroidery
Step 1: Hoop your base fabric stabilized with cut-away stabilizer. Upload the file into the machine. Start the machine. The first color will embroider the outline of the turkey body where the applique fabric should be placed and stop.
Step1: the embroidered outline of the body

Step 2: Cover the outline with applique fabric. Start the machine. It will embroider the same outline over the fabric and stop.
Step 2: how to cover the outline with applique fabric

Step 3: With a pair of sharp scissors, cut away the excess applique fabric around the outline. Cut as close to the stitches as possible, take care not to cut through the stitches.
Step 3: how to cut away the aplique fabric around the outline

Step 4: The next color will embroider the outline of the turkey head where the applique fabric should be placed and stop.
Step4: the embroidered outline of the head.

Step 5: Cover the outline with applique fabric. Start the machine. It will embroider the same outline over the fabric and stop.
Step 5: how to cover the outline with applique fabric.

Step 6: With a pair of sharp scissors, cut away the excess applique fabric around the outline. Cut as close to the stitches as possible, take care not to cut through the stitches.
Step 6: how to cut away the fabric around the outline.

Step 7:Embroider the design to the end, there will be 8 more color changes, feel free to choose any colors you like. Color 5 embroideres the body over applique fabric, color 6 embroiders the head over the applique fabric. Colors 7 embroiders eyes, beak and several feathers of the tail. Colors 8-11 embroider the tail. Color 12 finishes all raw edges.
The finished machine embroidered applique of the turkey.


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