10 fun places to put an Applique! (plus lots of free patterns)


I love to applique! It’s such a fun way to liven up a project… just about any project. To prove it, I made a list of my 10 favorite places to put an applique.  Just click on the photos below to get free applique patterns too. So let’s countdown…


#10. On holiday ornaments


#9 A birthday bunting


#8 A hoop wall hanging


#7 On a baby… onesie!


#6 A Quilt or Quilt Block


#5 Cute Coasters


#4 On a zipper pouch


#3 On a pillow


#2 On kids pants – worn knees are no big deal!

towel applique #1 On a Beach Towel! Here are instructions for using any font to make big beautiful applique letters! 

This is the only appliqué pattern in this round-up that's not free. But it's only $1.


This is the only appliqué pattern in this round-up that’s not free, but you can find it in my Etsy Shop. Read about it here. Putting an applique on a tote bag may be my favorite way of all!

What’s your favorite item to Applique? Tell us in the comments!

Happy Sewing,

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