Whether you are a beginner or have many years of experience, this extensive handbook has all the information and inspiration you will need to fall in love with machine appliqué. Explore all the techniques on your sewing machine as you make a gorgeous heart sampler quilt, following the hints and variations provided to achieve fabulous results. Comprehensive information is given on the tools to gather, suitable stitches to use, and the best ways to prepare your shapes for machine appliqué. Special techniques are also explained, including bias strips, 3-D appliqué, and reverse appliqué. Ten original projects are included, some to delight the beginner and others to challenge the most experienced quilter. All projects have detailed instructions supported by extensive illustrations.