How to sew a very neat appliqué

How to sew a very neat Appliqué : Example of a bib shirt


Applique give such a nice detail on clothes. Many techniques can be applied : the easiest is to apply the shape of fabric on a background and ziz zag along the edge of that shape with a narrow stitch.

The technique explained here is more tidy.

You have to apply that technique for the making of the bib shirt in my shop there;

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Here is the shape of the applique

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On the right side. cover the edgeswith interfacing light weight, sticking side up.

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stitch all the way around 1 cm from the edge.

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Cut the corners. It is going to turned inside out

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iron out the interfacing towards the outside

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do that all around
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turn on the wrong side. the interfacing is “stuck” on the one centimeter border

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iron the interfacing completely inside. it will stick on the wrong side
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do that all around

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we have now a nice piece with neat edges0

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It looks perfect on the right side

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Ready to be applied anywhere: here a bib.



How to sew a very neat appliqué

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