verb (used with object), ap·pli·quéd, ap·pli·qué·ing.
Origin of appliqué
Examples from the Web for applique
In braid work and applique, only one stitch must be taken at a time, or else the work will appear puckered.The Ladies' Work-Table Book|Anonymous
It makes an attractive finish for a hem line and also for finishing the edge in applique.Handicraft for Girls|Idabelle McGlauflin
Like the bead work, the embroidery and applique found on many garments are added "to make pretty."The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao|Fay-Cooper Cole