There are many alternative ways to get supplies for quilting or embroidery. In this articleI will tell you about four of them: 1. Befriend a tailor or dressmaker. 2. Second-hand stores. 3. Give away groups. 4. Old clothes and other leftover materials.
Simply said applique is sewing a piece of fabric onto a background. This is different from patchwork where one sews the pieces of fabric together.