Embroidery process that involves using cut pieces of fabric in place of large fill stitch areas. The fabric pieces are sewn into the design. The process is used to reduce stitch counts in large designs and/or to create a unique appearance.
These are ready-made beaded and sequined design motifs that can be quickly added to a costume. Applique is also a method for applying one fabric onto the surface of another through sewing or using a glue-based bond.
A decorating technique used on vinyl where one piece of vinyl is applied to the surface of another through the heat-sealing process. This often is done with special custom dies so as to produce a dimensional effect.
A separate, pre-cut piece of fabric that is decorated (or decorated and then cut), and applied to another piece of fabric, typically a garment. Appliqués are frequently used to reduce overall embroidery stitch counts, execute reproductions of which embroidery is impractical and decorate substrates difficult to embroider directly.
Decoration or trimming cut from one piece of fabric and stitched to another to add dimension and texture. If applique occupies a significant amount of the design, the stitch count is lower. In schiffli embroidery, an embroidered motif, hand cut or aetzed away from base fabric.
A mounting plate containing the connector hardware for attachment to the network. Appliques translate and transpose the serial communications signals into the signals expected by the communication standard of choice, such as RS-232, V.35, and so on.