This layered appliqué comes from Honey Bear Lane’s blog at http://www.honeybearlane.com/2010/09/stacked-applique-tutorial-happy-sewing.html. Start by making your template out of any cardboard, cereal box, file folder, etc. Make a pattern for each appliqué piece. In this example there are double-layer fabric wings, eyes, beak, feet, and bow.
Sheer D’Lite Feather Weight Fusible is a thermal-bonded, nonwoven interfacing with a soft hand for drapable shaping and gentle support. Find it at http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?pid15.html. To ensure a nice finish for your project, use Cloud Cover Stitch. Fuse Cloud Cover Stitch over the back of a finished piece to cover scratchy stitches on the backside of an embroidery design. It is soft and sheer and ideal for baby garments, golf shirts, or tees. Anywhere to avoid a scratchy irritant to the skin! Find it at http://www.htc-retail.com/product-info.php?Cloud_Cover_Stitch-pid58.html.
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