Everyone may not be a Martha Stewart fan but you have to hand it to the lady, she does know how to throw down. I've learned a lot from Martha aka The Godmother of Crafts. She's written a freakin' manual on sewing and soft crafts not to mention tons of other skills. She has to have some good info right?? ;)
Here's a really great article on hand applique that I found on her website- the black hole of crafts if you will...
Link to Applique Guide
I use this method quite frequently when making my pillow covers from up-cycled clothes that just aren't wearable anymore.
Have you made your own appliques? Want to try your hand at something new?