Making Applique Ornaments
how you can decorate your tree with
your favorite applique designs!
Choose any style of applique to fit your decorating
below for these free project
**Two pieces of fabric - a bit
larger than your hoop
pieces of fabric -
for applique pieces
**Temporary spray adhesive
**Medium weight cutaway
Crafty Cut Ornament (Applique)
You can use
any type of applique design to
make an ornament - we are using a
crafty cut applique design.
First, spray a piece of medium weight cutaway stabilizer with
temporary adhesive and smooth the
fabric on top (the fabric that you
are embroidering the applique
onto). Then, hoop the fabric and
stabilizer together, attach the hoop
to the machine, and embroider the
design according to these
click here for Crafty Cut
Applique instructions. You can also
regular applique designs and
heirloom applique designs.
create the backside of the ornament,
mirror the design using embroidery
software (like Embird, for example)
or with your embroidery machine.
Then, embroider the design just as
you did the first one, on a second
piece of fabric.
the backside of one of the
embroidered pieces with temporary
Align the embroidered pieces with
the wrong sides together. Align the
edges of the embroidery together.
around edges of the designs leaving
about 1/2 inch of fabric.
Create the ornament loop by cutting
an 8 inch length of ribbon. Bring
the ends of the ribbon together to
form a loop. Peel apart the top
layers of the ornament, spray the
ends of the loop with adhesive, and
insert the raw end of the loop in
between the layers of fabric. Then,
press the fabric back into place.
a 1/4 inch seam around the outer
edges of the ornament - this
finishes the edges and attaches the
Your project is
Click here for a printable version of these project instructions.
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on your computer.
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clicking on the icon above.
Available in 1 Size:
2.50" x 3.51"