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Free Dragonfly Applique (easy) Free Dragonfly

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Steel Sewing    August 15, 2014
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I am just becoming acquainted with fusibles. I plan to appliqus your dragonflies on a quilt top. Also looking for fabric that will compliment the dragonfly.

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QuiltingSupport  August 16, 2014
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On this page: http://www.quiltingsupport.com/free-dragonfly-quilting-pattern.html

for the directions I go over some differences in my favorite fusible. I love heat n bond because it is SO much easier to work with.

I absolutely hated working with appliques before I found this wonderful fusible adhesive!

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Steel Sewing    August 14, 2014
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How did you finish your edges?

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QuiltingSupport  August 15, 2014
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It can be left as a raw edge applique or it can be stitched down around the edges with a satin (tight zigzag) stitch. It depends on what the applique is going to be put on and the type of fusible adhesive being used.

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Steel Sewing    August 13, 2014
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I have a question about your drawing. What do the double lines represent? I really like the looks of it.

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QuiltingSupport  August 14, 2014
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The outer line is where you cut before you press the adhesive to the back side of the fabric. The inner line is what needs to be trimmed away to give you the perfect applique.

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Steel Sewing  August 14, 2014
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Oh, thanks. That's not listed in the directions. Are there tip and directions for this pattern. I just love how it looks.

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QuiltingSupport  August 15, 2014
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The tips and directions should be with the pattern. Here's the link to them:

http://www.quiltingsupport.com/free-dragonfly-quilting-pattern.html

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