Embellishing with Free-motion and Appliqué

Sewing illustration is a fun and versatile technique that you can use to enhance and embellish many types of sewing projects.

Embellishing technique with free motion and applique

One of the best things about this technique is that it can be as simple or elaborate as you like.

Embellishing with free-motion and applique

Start with simple designs and projects and watch your skills grow.  Then apply the technique to your own projects. The options are endless!

Use free-motion stitching and appliqué to embellish charming handmade gifts such as bags, coasters, pincushions a cosmetic roll, and a mini sewing kit.

Watch Minki Kim’s technique in this video

Embellishing a mini quilt with free motion and applique

Embellishing with Free-motion and Appliqué

by Minki Kim and Kristin Esser

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One comment on “Embellishing with Free-motion and Appliqué”

  • I absolutely love this project! This seems like the perfect piece to make and just have fun..one to turn on some great music, feel the hum of the machine and relax while making something beautiful! Thank you!

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