Turned-edge appliqué requires a seam allowance wide enough to turn under. The amount of preferred seam allowance may vary depending on the fabric, the skill of the individual, or the shape of the appliqué patch. Nevertheless, there must be at least a few threads to turn under – otherwise, the edge will be raw and run the risk of fraying. So what do you do when the appliqué shape precludes a sufficient seam allowance? Divide and conquer!