Use up Scrap Fabric with Freezer Paper Applique

2. Fabric shapes

If you want to use an applique from a particular fabric you like, first iron the freezer paper, shiny side down on the wrong side of the fabric. Turn it over, and cut out the applique. The freezer paper creates a stiffer fabric, making it easier to cut out the shape, especially around any intricate corners and curves.

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Written by Karen Lee

Karen lives a simple, frugal, green life and shares her eco tips and news on ecokaren and is a co-founder of Green Sisterhood, a network of community of green women bloggers, making change. When she's not managing Green Sisterhood or blogging on ecokaren, she is a chauffeur to two greenagers, wife to an accidental recycler, master chef to hungry locavores, seamstress, knitter, and dumpster diver, not necessarily in that order.

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