The term appliqué is derived from French and Latin words appliquer and applicare, respectively, which both mean to join or attach. Like embroidery. Appliqué is ornamental needlework in which pieces of fabric in different shapes and patterns are sewn or stuck onto a larger piece to form a picture or pattern.
The technique is accomplished either by hand or machine.
FABRIC: Pure Silk is widely regarded as the most luxurious textile on the planet. It is a natural fiber produced from the cocoons of mulberry Pure Silk worm via a process called Sericulture. Indian Pure Silk fabrics are world famous for their exquisite colors and bold patterns. Pure Silk is one of the finest varieties of Silk. It is created by twisting 2-filaments together to create a sturdier and more durable fabric. Due to the nature of its creation, it also makes an interesting textured background for any work that is to be done on the fabric to make it unique. It is known for its versatility, softness and comfort. It can be weakened by sunlight and perspiration. The elasticity of a Pure Silk fabric is poor, hence if stretched; it takes the shape as it is. It can be weakened if exposed to too much sunlight. It may also be attacked by insects, especially if left dirty.
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