Explore three wonderful techniques of applique on your sewing machine. Instructions on invisible, template and starch, and raw-edge fusible machine applique are the key to developing good applique skills. Achieve the look of hand applique. Thirty-six patterns, plus a bonus Heart and Hand pattern, are included to make three gorgeous sampler quilts. AUTHORBIO: Sue Nickels has taught machine quilting and applique techniques for ten years. She has made quilts for over 20 years, starting with hand techniques and gradually focusing on machine work. A regular teacher at The Icehouse in Grayling, Michigan, she has also taught and lectured at American Quilter’s Society (AQS) National Quilting Association and International Quilt Association shows. REVIEW: The book provides many patterns that can easily be interchanged or used in different combinations.Considered a ‘fine quilting guide’ and a ‘recommended pick’ by Reviewers Bookwatch, September 2001.