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What is "Applique" - Definition & Explanation

Motif or design made separately then sewn or affixed on cloth.
A separate decoration that is then embroidered, sewn on the surface of another fabric or garment.
A pattern constructed by applying one fabric on top of another.
Applique is a technique in which pieces of fabric are sewn onto a foundation piece of fabric to create designs.

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