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Tip: Use plastic scrap to bond applique to fabric.
CLOTH DOLL Fall 1985 (v.4#1) pg. 39

How to make Mola patches. A history of Mola art and the techniques are described.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #71 Oct 1979 (v.6#11) pg. 36

How to applique shirts. Includes photos of various finished shirts, patterns for tulips and an apple, and a guide to basic embroidery stitches used in applique.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1974 (v.4#7) pg. 28

How to make a Mola, a reverse applique patterned after the needlework done by the Cuna Indians of the San Blas Islands. Pattern and instructions for making a butterfly Mola pillow included.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1975 (v.5#7) pg. 54

How to applique a childs name or initials on a chambray shirt.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1976 (v.7#2) pg. 31

Reverse applique and quilting. Pattern included for a heart design pillow.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 32

Quilted lace applique. Instructions included for a woman's vest and two window quilts.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jan-Feb 1980 (v.11#1) pg. 56

Getting started in applique. Includes instructions for making a quilted infant's jacket.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS May 1980 (v.11#4) pg. 30

How to add cording and applique to home-sewn clothing to add a touch of class.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING NEEDLECRAFT Spring-Summer 1980 pg. 122, 160

Ideas on combining weaving, applique, and stitchery.
INTERWEAVE Summer 1980 (v.5#3) pg. 41

Tips on how to applique by hand and machine.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1978 (v.23#1) pg. 70

Tip: How to applique by hand or machine.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Apr 1986 (v.31#2) pg. 46

Step-by-step photos show how to make tiny appliques using freezer paper and glue stick.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1986 (v.31#6) pg. 57

How to embroider and applique using a sewing machine.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1981 (v.1#2) pg. 5

Tips on padded applique.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1984 (v.4#5) pg. 7

Quiltmaker's Workshop. Twisted-fabric applique technique for use when an appliqued petal or leaf appears to be folded over.
QUILTER'S NEWSLETTER MAGAZINE #220 Mar 1990 (v.21#3) pg. 44

Quiltmaker's Workshop. Reverse applique technique explained.
QUILTER'S NEWSLETTER MAGAZINE #227 Nov 1990 (v.21#10) pg. 54

Quiltmaker's Workshop. Machine applique techniques.
QUILTER'S NEWSLETTER MAGAZINE #228 Dec 1990 (v.21#11) pg. 46

Quiltmaker's Workshop. The starch-and-press technique for speeding preparation of appliques.
QUILTER'S NEWSLETTER MAGAZINE #232 May 1991 (v.22#4) pg. 20

Quiltmaker's Workshop. No-template applique'. Describes techniques for applique' by machine, by hand, and reverse applique' by hand.
QUILTER'S NEWSLETTER MAGAZINE #234 Jul-Aug 1991 (v.22#6) pg. 40

Mastering the art of hand applique. Describes making pattern pieces, stitching or slipstitching an applique, stitching bias tape and forming round or oval appliques.
THREADS #4 Apr-May 1986 pg. 49

How to stitch "pa ndau," the traditional folk art of Hmong. It incorporates applique, reverse applique and embroidery. Inset describes symbols drawn from Hmong folklore.
THREADS #9 Feb-Mar 1987 pg. 33

Tip: Use tricot lame in reverse applique (molas) that are done on a sewing machine.
THREADS #21 Feb-Mar 1989 pg. 8

Alphabet applique. Explains the basic method for appliqueing letters. Details pin-matching, the applique stitch and needle-rolling motions.
THREADS #23 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 33

Clothes for quilters. Piecing and applique used as a facet of garment design. Includes a pattern for a woman's coat with zigzags of applique on the rectangular yoke and down the front. Includes tips on strip piecing and on folding strips and squares to applique them.
THREADS #24 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 43

Tip: Use a tiny screwdriver to hold down and control the edge of an applique being sewn by machine.
THREADS #26 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 12
Added Info THREADS #26 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 4

A look at Koos van den Akker's methods of making machine-appliqued, collaged garments. Describes design, planning and stitching techniques. Drawings detail how to finish machine-applique edges with bias tape, a Hong Kong finish for cuffs, and the technique for mitering outside corners of edge trim.
THREADS #26 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 29

Animating applique. The process for adding appliqued designs in free-motion machine embroidery.
THREADS #37 Oct-Nov 1991 pg. 44

Piecing perfect points. Technique for invisible hand applique explained.
THREADS #39 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 46

Tahitian paper cut quilts. How to cut a design from one piece of folded fabric to create the applique for a tifaifai. Instructions for needle-turn applique techniques.
THREADS #42 Aug-Sep 1992 pg. 36

Tip tells how to give lace appliques extra body.
THREADS #49 Oct-Nov 1993 pg. 14

The secrets of professional machine applique. An overview of equipment and techniques.
THREADS #53 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 70

How to add drama to any garment using traditional mola applique techniques.
THREADS #57 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 61

Stitchless applique. How to use fusible web. Summary of a working method that simplifies handling many precisely positioned elements.
THREADS #58 Apr-May 1995 pg. 68

Easy applique for complex shapes, a technique also called pillowcase or faced applique. Allows applique of complex shapes quickly.
THREADS #60 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 69

Machine-stitched applique curves. How to apply trim in complex motifs such as designs used by the ancient Celts.
THREADS #61 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 26

Edges alive! Appliqued collage is used to alter and enliven a garment's straight edges. Includes instructions for changing any two-piece dartless vest pattern into a single-piece pattern for applying appliqued collage.
THREADS #66 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 36
Correction THREADS #68 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 8
Correction THREADS #69 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 10

How to combine piecing, applique and satin-stitched graphics to create a richly textured garment fabric. Techniques include creating a fabric made up of pieced triangles on applying decorative topstitching and appliqued embellishments. Advice on designing the fabric to compliment a pattern.
THREADS #76 Apr-May 1998 pg. 64

Three-dimensional quilting using sculptural applique. An explanation of techniques and the use of templates for precision applique.
THREADS #77 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 38

A guide to applique tools and terms. How to use "freezer paper" applique techniques to make a "Rose Wreath" quilt block.