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In braid work and applique, only one stitch must be taken at a time, or else the work will appear puckered.

Like the bead work, the embroidery and applique found on many garments are added "to make pretty."

In the end they decided upon a white satin ground with an applique border of some conventional floral pattern.

It makes an attractive finish for a hem line and also for finishing the edge in applique.

RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR APPLIQUÉ

patch

nounpiece applied to cover a gap or lack
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