Fused, blanket stitched pieces of fabric, to be sewn on a quilt top are called a blanket-stitched fused applique patches. Fusing is a quick and easy method of appliqueing patches, with machine stitching adding color and texture.
When a patch is to be overlapped by another patch, the underneath patch needs to have extra material added to the edges that will be covered by the top patch. Mark a dashed line on the pattern to indicate these places. Trace each patch onto the paper side of the fusible web, adding the extensions if needed and leaving 1/2″ between patches. Cut the traced patches apart, adding about 1/4″ around the drawn lines. Following the manufacture’s directions, press the fusible web to the wrong side of the fabric. Cut out each patch on the marked line...Read More