1h 45min intermediate Resources

Learn how to use your embroidery machine to make quick, perfectly stitched appliqué!

Episode descriptions

Single-Layer Appliqué
1 . Episode: Single-Layer Appliqué

As you learn single-layer appliqué techniques on your embroidery machine, you'll make a cute in-the-hoop pincushion for yourself or a gift.

Multi-Hoop Appliqué
2 . Episode: Multi-Hoop Appliqué

Learn multi-hoop techniques as you add a pretty layered design of blossoms and leaves to a blouse.

Raw Edge Appliqué
3 . Episode: Raw Edge Appliqué

You'll make a bold contemporary pillow as you learn raw edge techniques, adding a contrasting band and border and envelope-style pillow back.

Appliqué for a Tote Bag
4 . Episode: Appliqué for a Tote Bag

Learn how to work with heavier stabilizers and multiple design elements as you appliqué and embroider a bold floral design on this sturdy tote.

Constructing the Tote Bag
5 . Episode: Constructing the Tote Bag

Once the pocket is embellished, assemble the tote with sturdy webbing straps, a boxed bottom and lining.

In-the-Hoop Appliqué Pocket
6 . Episode: In-the-Hoop Appliqué Pocket

The retro design of this hexagon flower pocket has a trendy paper-pieced look, but it's a snap to make in the hoop. Add fussy-cut sections to show off your favorite fabrics.

Sewing an Apron
7 . Episode: Sewing an Apron

Stitch up your apron with easy sewing techniques, assembling layers, applying the pocket, gathering and sewing the waistband, and attaching the ties.

About the Teacher

JoAnn Connolly
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Lindee Goodall
Lindee Goodall
Build a foundation of essential skills every embroiderer should know, so you can conquer each step of machine embroidery with the utmost confidence!
Sue O'Very
Sue O'Very
Use innovative machine embroidery designs to stitch and construct great gifts, entirely in the hoop!
Lisa Archer
Lisa Archer
Get a handle on tricky knits and learn expert tips for embroidering flawless appliqués!


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