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Tuesday, 13 September 2011


Applique is the name given to a term generally used to mean the addition of the one fabric to another fabric and stitching them in place. This technique has quite a practical origin having been devised to repair worn or holed fabrics with patches. It became more decorative when patches were cut into shapes and edged with fancy stitches. I love applique and create many of my drawings into applique art works. The photos below are a few of my older pieces including details of all three.

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