Preparing fabric pieces for applique can be a tedious process. Creating neat seams on round shapes is especially difficult. This instructable will show you how to perfectly tuck under the edges of an applique with very little effort.

The pictures I am using are for an Easter egg table runner so they are egg shaped. Other rounded shapes can be prepared in this way as well.

Step 1: Supplies

You need:
Paperboard (cereal boxes, for example)
Aluminum Foil
Clothes Iron
Awesome! Now I can be more open to appliqué ideas without worrying about how much tedious ironing it'll require.
Great idea!
What a great idea! I've been doing that fold and press fold and press nonsense for too long! Thank you!

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