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Thread: Applique words

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    Senior Member ArlaJo's Avatar
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    Applique words

    I want to applique words on a wall hanging for my sister. I have been all over the internet and can't find cursive letters that I can download to make up the words. Anyone done this and have a source? I have no problem buying the alphabet because if this is workable, I can see using it on quilts too.
    So much fabric, so little time.

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    I keep it simple and use fonts from Word.
    Blow it up to whatever size ..... and trace it out.

    (Just remember to reverse it!)
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    On the wall hanging I made for my sister I used velvet stick on letters that I treated like applique. Got them at Michael's in the scrapbooking area. They come in black and white.

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    You can make fonts larger by using a paint or photo manipulation program. You can even convert you own handwriting using paint or photoshop.
    Or,
    This is one of my fave sites for free fonts:
    https://www.dafont.com/

    and this is good too:
    http://www.fontspace.com/category/handwriting
    Last edited by mindless; 06-17-2018 at 05:22 PM.

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    here's another one:
    https://www.1001freefonts.com/

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    I have put words on wall hangings with word processing fonts, jacked up to the size I want. (You can type in a larger number than shows up in the size choice list.) Then I traced them (in reverse) onto the paper backing of lightweight bonding material.
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    Using fonts from Word would be my advice also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carolynjo View Post
    Using fonts from Word would be my advice also.
    Mine also.
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