Inklingo is wonderful for all appliqué methods. Applique techniques are described and illustrated in detail in Chapter 3 of The Inklingo Handbook.
Inklingo makes appliqué easier, more precise and faster by eliminating all the tracing and special marking. Spend your time stitching, not tracing or positioning patches!
We print on the wrong side of fabric with Inklingo for piecing, but for appliqué, we can print patch outlines on the right side of the fabric OR print on the wrong side for perfect positioning—in 20 different colors—or on freezer paper.
Inklingo has advantages with all appliqué methods, whether we print
• on the right side of the fabric
• on the wrong side of the fabric, or
• on freezer paper.
FREEZER PAPER TEMPLATES Print on freezer paper with Inklingo to eliminate the tracing.
TRADITIONAL NEEDLETURN Print the patches on the right side of the patch fabric with Inklingo. No tracing! No special markers! 20 colors! You can also print on the right side of the background fabric for positioning, if you use an Inklingo ink color that washes out or won’t show.
REVERSE (INLAID) APPLIQUÉ Print the outlines on the right side of the top fabric with Inklingo. No tracing! No special markers! 20 colors!
MACHINE APPLIQUÉ Print on freezer paper or on fabric to eliminate tracing and achieve perfect positioning.
BACK-BASTING Print on the wrong side of the fabric to eliminate tracing and achieve perfect positioning.
Appliqué has never been easier to prepare. Back-basting is my first choice.