Applique is a great way to add extra texture or embellishments to a project. Ashley Hough demonstrates how to applique in multiple different ways, including raw-edge applique using several machine stitches, turned-edge applique utilizing starch, machine reverse applique and also hand reverse applique. Download and print out the applique templates to use as practice. Once you master these three basic shapes you’ll be able to applique any design you want.
Learn how to make a fun pumpkin basket with Ashley Hough, editor at National Sewing Circle. Ashley demonstrates how to assemble the curved pieces of the pumpkin and how to add a circular bottom in order to get the desired shape. She also shows variations that can be done with this project, including easily changing the size, adding a handle to make it into a trick-or-treat bag, and adding additional embellishments.Watch Now >>