I recently tried making a reverse applique for the first time.
I used a cool little trick for the reverse applique that I haven’t seen anywhere else online…
I used an old dryer sheet to draw my applique on. I placed it over the
sweater bit to choose which part of the sweater would look good as a
Then I placed the sweater piece underneath the sweatshirt, and pinned the
dryer sheet to the front of the sweatshirt to use as a template as I
When I was finished sewing, the dryer sheet tore off pretty easily.
I cut off just the top layer (the sweatshirt) inside the area I sewed, and got a cute reverse applique with minimal effort.