How to Invisible Machine Appliqué Like Lorraine Hofmann

My friend Lorraine Hofmann has very nice method of doing machine appliqué using invisible thread and the vari-overlock stitch on her sewing machine. She adapted her technique from Quiltmaker's Guide to Fine Machine Appliqué by Cherie Ralston and Karla Menaugh. The pattern she uses for her demonstration is from Birds of a Feather by the Blackbird Design pair Barb Adams and Alma Allen. Click on the first image to begin the captioned slide show of Lorraine demonstrating her method.

lorraine supplies preshrink reverse
Pressing cutting glue turn
layout baste layers threads
machine stitching soaking cutting
tug pull Ironing finished

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