IS this consider applique????  If you cut out a piece of fabric that already has a Design on it and use that as your applique piece, then just add the fuse adhesive to it.  
Thank you Brenda

Hi Brenda,

Yes, that can certainly be considered applique! One trick that I find helps, is to apply the fusible adhesive to the back of the image before I cut it out. That way, the cut edges around the applique image will be flush with the adhesive.

And you'll still want to sew the applique to the project; the fusible adhesive isn't very sturdy on its own.

Happy Sewing!



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