Appliques are usually pieces of ornamented fabric that you can attach to your clothes, bags etc. For belly dance costumes, beaded appliques are used often, and placing a few appliques on the costume bra and belt or skirt gives the whole costume a uniform and balanced look.
This video was inspired by a long thread about how to make appliques on the belly dance forumBhuz, and it was specifically about what to use as a base for making appliques. I had the same question before, and I thought to share what I learned and decided to use in my applique making.
So in this video, you will see 3 ways of making beaded appliques for your belly dance costume.