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1425 South Airport Rd West
Suite G
Traverse City, Michigan, 49686

Machine Applique Basics

Explore the art of applique by machine and learn the basics of:

  • Understanding the applique pattern and methods
  • Using fusible web
  • Transferring the design 
  • Stitch options
  • Navigating curves and corners
We will be working on the applique portion of the "Sew Vintage" applique pattern from Patch Abilities. You will need to piece the borders and stitch the border to the background, according to the instructions in the pattern, before coming to class.

Supply List to Bring to Class
  • Sew Vintage Pattern by Patch Abilities
  • Background fabric with borders attached
  • Sewing Machine and manual
  • Small sharp scissors
  • Pins
  • Lightweight fusible web (Heat-n-Bond Lite recommended) 1/2 yard
  • Fabric scraps 10" x 10" for sewing machine; 4" x 6" small print for the "project" that hangs from the machine; 4" x 4" scraps of light gray (for needle mount and wheel), tan (for spools), small stripe for the thread on spools, and gold or yellow for the heart.
  • Thin batting cut to 13" x 15"
  • Backing fabric cut to 14" x 16"
  • Assorted threads to compliment or contrast with your fabrics


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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.



1425 South Airport Rd West
       Suite G
       Traverse City, Michigan 49686