Appliqué is an art of stitching pieces of clothes together on a base of fabric chosen to create design. The word appliqué is said to be originated from a French word appliquer, which means to apply on. With the passage of time the style of appliqué changed a lot like now different materials like, fish scales, beads, fabric and leaves are used in appliqué.

Process of Doing Appliqué

In the traditional style of appliqué the needles used were especially made from bone and twigs but now only metal needles are used for the purpose. Appliqué designs are generally laid on curtains, wall hangings, bags, sofa covers, cushions and on women dresses. Appliqué is popularly used throughout the world and it has got different cultural

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