The background for this piece above is made up of lots of little pieces of different fabric.
This piece is about 1m by 50cm, it is the view looking up into a tree.
This was a test for reverse applique using very heavily patterned fabrics.
It is 6 layers of fabric.
Another example above of reverse machine applique, it has 3 layers.
The final sample you see above is hand turned reverse applique.