SEWING THE STITCHES
Trace the pattern onto the appliqué fabric
and then cut around it, leaving a 3 to 5 mm
(approx. 1/8 to 3/16 inch) seam allowance.
a Seam allowance: 3 to 5 mm
(approx. 1/8 to 3/16 inch)
Place a piece of stabilizer cut to the finished
size of the appliqué design onto the fabric,
and then fold over the seam margin using
an iron. Clip curves when necessary.
Turn the appliqué over, and attach the
stabilizer with basting pins or a basting
and attach presser foot "J".
Use the quilting appliqué stitch to attach
the appliqué. Sew around the edge while
dropping the needle as close to the edge as
b Needle drop position
• Be careful that the needle does not strike a
basting pin during sewing. Striking a pin can
cause the needle to break, resulting in injury.