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Turn a photograph into an applique with little button diaries
beading on lace, with ragged edge applique
Love needle-turn applique!
Great way to do applique without raw edges - tutorial
This is a good example of upcycling because it is turning an old glasses case that would be useless otherwise and turning it into a practical case to hold anything travel size.
Sew Much Like Mom Sharon Schamber: Turning Applique Edges
raw edge applique tutorial
Butterflies - raw edge quilt inspiration?
turned applique with interfacing
easy raw edge applique tutorial with little houses template
Flowers, machine stitched raw edge applique