How To Make Fusible Applique Soft

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No More Stiff Applique!

Doing applique by fusing the cut out pieces to the background and stitching around the edges is a huge timesaver over hand applique or turning the edges and then stitching by machine. However, the products used to fuse the cutouts onto the background usually stiffen the quilt top.

Here’s a great tutorial from Pat Sloan for eliminating most of that stiffness. It’s so simple that once we saw it, we had a “Duh, why didn’t we think of that” moment!

I want to show you one step in my soft and easy fusible applique! The tracing and cutting out makes a HUGE difference in how you applique feels. Let me show you. 

Click here for the full tutorial.

soft fused applique

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