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 #4:  Reverse Appliqué

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Many, many kites use appliqué as the means to decorate the kite skin. What is normally used is called reverse appliqué. You work from the wrong side. Layers are put together, stitched, and then layers are cut away to reveal a stained glass effect.

A couple of years ago I wrote an article for the American Kite Association's KITING containing everything I could think of about reverse appliqué. Here is that article, in PDF format.

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