Make Your Own Fashion Patches
Beginner | 23 min 58 sec
An appliqué is a small piece of fabric sewn onto a larger piece to create a design. Fashion icon and sewing expert Lesley Ware will teach you how to create an appliqué for your t-shirt, tote or anything else. You'll start by making a paper template, assembling a patch made of felt, and finish by hand-sewing the your appliqué to a garment or accessory. Lesley provides templates for a cute panda, adorable cat, and a fun heart-face emoji, but you will finish the class with the skills to design your own patch from scratch.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Sketchbook and pens and pencils
  • Felt or fabric pieces
  • Small fabric scissors
  • Pins
  • Fabric glue - Lesley uses Magna Tac, 
  • Fabric markers
  • A t-shirt, tote, or other item to embellish 
  • Needle and thread
  • Embroidery hoop (optional)
Learn how to:
  • Design your own felt patches
  • Make paper templates
  • Glue your patches together
  • Hand-sew patches to a shirt or tote

What you'll get:
  • Instructions on how to sew an appliqué patch
  • 5 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list and PDF containing pattern
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Lesley Ware
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
36 users recommended this class to a friend
Adela Kozelkova
I think this class is suitable for absolute beginners, so i did not learn anything new...
More than 3 months ago
Sue Kaplan
Should be a kids’ class
More than 3 months ago
Tiffani Tharpe
It looks like this will be a fun project! Already getting a lot of fun ideas going through my mind right now. Can't wait to start!
More than 3 months ago