Cute and Free Applique Patterns For Embroidery Machines

Looking to up your machine embroidery game? How about giving one of these free applique patterns for embroidery machines a try? Appliques are a fun way to add personality to your crafting projects and go beyond just plan old machine embroidery patterns.

In this article, I’ve found 10 resources for totally free appliques for machine embroidery that you can download. Just visit the site below each image if you want to get the free embroidery pattern downloads!

PS. Don’t forget you can download over 100 free machine embroidery designs in the Romney Ridge Farms & Crafts library!!

Free Applique Patterns For Embroidery Machines Downloads

Creative Fabrica

Creative Fabrica is one of my favorite places on the internet to get digital crafting materials! Not only do they have over 1,000+ free machine embroidery designs, but they’ve also got some free applique patterns for embroidery machines too!

Applique Patterns For Embroidery Machines

Above you can see a couple samples of their designs, which include this cute witch hat and umbrella. But, they have a few more applique designs you can get for free as well. Not to mention their cool subscription program which lets you download all the designs you want for $4.99 a month!

You can also get 10 premium designs for free just by getting a free trial. So, definitely pick up some stuff from that even if you don’t want to keep the subscription on a monthly basis!

Click here to see Creative Fabrica’s machine embroidery applique freebies has lots of great free designs you can download, and they also have around 80 free machine embroidery appliques! Their free designs range from baby embroidery appliques to holiday designs, and you’ll be able to get some nice stuff here.

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Click here to see their free applique designs

Planet Applique

free appliques for embroidery

I love love planet applique! They have some of the cutest free applique designs, and adorable in the hoop projects too. You can see a small sample of their designs above, but they have about four pages of freebies you’re definitely going to want to get! Click here to see all their freebies.

Swak Embroidery

free applique machine embroidery patterns

Swak has a few cute appliques you can get for free, including a cute bunny for Easter and a nice badge design if you were looking for some cute embroidery designs for nurses! Click here to see Swak’s free applique embroidery designs.

Happy Applique

free appliques for embroidery machines

Happy Applique doesn’t have many designs, but they have some cute ones! I really like this little anchor and the star! Click here to get the free applique downloads from them.

Designs by JuJu

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Designs by JuJu has a few freebies you can pick up, including this butterfly, a rocket ship, a scarecrow, and a Portuguese water dog! Click here to see all of their free embroidery designs.

Applique Alley

Applique Alley is all about appliques, and they have some great freebies available. I’ve selected a few for you to preview below, but they have several pages of free downloads for you to get at their website. Click here to see all of the free downloads they have.

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free christmas machine embroidery appliques

This site has about 11 or 12 pages of applique freebies you can get. However, it seems hard to sort and some of the paid ones are mixed in with the freebies. If it says “free” on the icon, then you can download it. Otherwise, you need to be part of their ‘design club’ to get the designs. Click here to see the rest of the free applique embroidery designs.


Embroideres has a page full of free appliques you can download, in addition to there hundreds of other free machine embroidery designs. Click here to see all of the free machine embroidery appliques they have.

Okay, ya’ll. That’s our list!! I hope you found something that you can use for your projects. Did I miss any great resources for free applique patterns for embroidery machines? Let me know in the comments so I can add them!

Happy crafting

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