Whip Stitch Appliqué Instructions:

  • Thread the needle and place a knot at the base of the thread.
  • Place the piece to be appliquéd on top of the base fabric.
  • Insert the needle up through the base fabric, lined up to the edge of the fabric being appliquéd in place, securing the knot in the back of the fabric.
  • Grabbing a piece of the material to be appliquéd on sew down through it and into the base fabric.
  • Moving forward a small amount at the back of the fabric, insert the needle back up again through the base fabric lining up as close to the fabric being appliquéd again.
  • Repeat this until you reach the end of the piece of fabric you are sewing,
  • Back sew over the last stitch on the back of the fabric a couple of times to secure.
  • Snip off thread.


I keep my stitches small and relative apart from each other as I like to keep the stitches as invisible as possible. You can also place the stitches close to each other and use a contrasting thread to create a decorative outline to the appliqué.

Whip stitch applique

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