Learn how to make an adorable 10-inch Christmas elf applique with this free pattern and tutorial. To make it even easier, there are free template pieces (with the images already reversed) available for download. Once you’ve fused the pieces onto your background block, outline them using black thread and a simple straight stitch. This project is brimming with possibilities! You can add the applique to a pillow cover, create quilted wall art, or make multiple elf blocks and piece them together into an adorable quilt. Feel free to experiment with different fabric colors for the elf’s body and hat, and consider adding playful details like stars or pompoms to the hat or even a scarf. Let your imagination run wild and have a jolly time crafting these elf appliques!