Some of the tools and raw materials used for the Applique work of Aligarh:
It is used for cutting the fabric to the required pattern sizes.
It is generally used for hand sewing with sharp point and medium length of size varying about 70-80 millimeter.
It is used to fasten materials together with a long form and sharp tip.
04. Safety Pins:
They are used to tack layers together for machine that makes it easier to clip than straight pins.
In case of Applique work generally sewing thread of cotton for cotton fabric and silk for silk fabric are preferred.
It is used as a shield on finger that drives the needles in sewing.
It is used to press cloths to take away the creases formed on the fabric.
08. Good Light:
For accurate color matching put a blue daylight bulb into a desk or ceiling lamp.
09. Sewing Machine:
It is used to sew basic stitches desirable for patchwork.
10. Rotary Cutting:
It is used with a set of cutter, mat and acrylic ruler.
11. Fabric Markers:
It is used to transfer the design patterns on to the patchwork, fabric.
12. Plastic Template:
It is used for making refillable applique, quilt templates.
13. Masking Tape:
It is used in portions that have to be masked off as it is easily removed without residue.