Get started today with hand and machine appliqué! Sharing her passion for appliqué, experienced teacher and author Annie Smith teaches you everything you need to know to sew the quilt of your dreams! This colorful guide to hand and machine appliqué includes step-by-step techniques, plus advice on fabric selection, choosing supplies, and working with templates. Gain the confidence to design your own applique blocks and quilts, or flip to find several pretty patterns to get you stitching. Beautiful designs, better results! Appliqué expert Annie Smith shows you the way. Learn appliqué by hand or machine, with tips on appliqué elements and embellishments. Use the included patterns to practice--then start designing your own appliqué blocks and quilts.