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What companies offer free patterns of pineapples for sewing?

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The Sewing Loft Blog offers a free pineapple appliqué template, and Craftgossip's sewing section offers a free pineapple hot pad sewing pattern. Each can be scaled up or down depending on the project.

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What companies offer free patterns of pineapples for sewing?
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Pineapples can be sewn in varying manners, such as a one-dimensional appliqué or a three-dimensional stuffed object.

Appliqués are one dimensional add-ons to another project, such as a pillow or towel. These can range from very simple to very complex. An appliqué requires only basic sewing skills since it is applied to a piece of fabric before any other modifications, such as stuffing a pillow. Appliqués can also be one piece or several pieces. A multipiece appliqué requires pinning all pieces before sewing to ensure proper placement of appliqué pieces.

A three-dimensional stuffed object requires more sewing skills because of the complicated nature of assembling various pieces correctly. Handsewing skills are also necessary to complete three-dimensional crafted objects since they need to be stuffed and sewing machines can only sew flat seams. Assembling a three-dimensional object also requires more skill than flat machine sewing.

Very few designers of third-party tested pineapple sewing patterns offer free patterns. Investigate community or collaborative sites such as Craftsy or Pinterest to determine if other free patterns are available.

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