Applique is a simple quilting technique that allows you to embellish just about any accessory by using a few stitches and a little fabric. Decorate tote bags, bibs, and robes using our favorite applique projects.
A store-bought linen robe promises a relaxing weekend morning in island style. A graphic, oversize design, cut from sage linen and appliqued by hand, spills down the back and wraps around the shoulders.
What a difference a little trim makes. Whether you choose pom-poms or fringe, embellishing a simple store-bought pillow is an easy, inexpensive way to have a big decorative impact. Our editors' go-to trim sources stock hundreds of styles -- pleated ribbon, rickrack, frog closures, leather cord, graphic jacquard, braided gimp, looped appliques, and all manner of tassels -- in dozens of dazzling colors.