Reverse Appliqué

Example of reverse appliqué. Example of reverse appliqué.

Reverse appliqué is a needlework technique whereby several layers of cloth are placed on top of each other and shapes are cut out in layers of decreasing size. Some of the most famous reverse appliqués are the molas from Panama, worked by Kuna Indian women.

See also the TRC Needles entry on appliqué.

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 8th July 2016).


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