16 Applique Patterns and Ideas

Get inspired to sew with these fun applique patterns and ideas. There are creative ideas for quilts, pillows, and clothing.

I’ve always loved using applique to add designs and fun details to clothing and decorations. It’s a simple way to add personality and use up smaller pieces of fabric.

Learn how to make a US state map quilt with states sewn in the shape of a heart. Cut the US state patchwork pieces with the Cricut Maker for an easy and fast appliqued quilt!

Applique US State Shapes

Applique Ric Rac into a Shape or Design

Learn how to make a fun pillow by sewing ric rac into any shape or design that you want. This beginner sewing project is a great throw pillow!

Pieced Fabric Applique

Learn how to make a fun pillow with scraps of fabric sewn together. Cut the shape out of the pieced fabric and then applique it onto a pillow.

DIY Border Print Applique

Make a custom DIY border print design with a long applique! Create the custom design, cut the fabric with the Cricut Maker, and sew it to a skirt.

Cricut Infusible Ink Applique

Combine Cricut Infusible Ink and applique for a really unique appliqued shirt design. Create any design and cut any shape for a quick and easy project.

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