There are 2 names in this directory beginning with the letter A.
A separate, pre-cut piece of fabric that is decorated (or decorated and then cut), and applied to another piece of fabric, typically a garment. Appliqués are frequently used to reduce overall embroidery stitch counts, add dimension and texture, execute reproductions of which embroidery is impractical and decorate substrates difficult to embroider directly.
Automatic Color Change:
The ability of a multi-needle commercial embroidery machine to follow a command to change to another specified needle with a different thread color without intervention.