In the video, they first show examples that were pre-printed which are machine embroidered by an amazing quilting artist.
After they show some inspirational Geisha princess quilts, they start talking about machine embroidered applique quilt. In the first step, you have to take the pre-printed panel design and scale it down to the correct size. You can do this by scanning the design into embroidery software, and digitizing the artwork. With the artwork loaded into the software, you can actually dress up the design with the different fabrics so you can visualize what it will look like before working on the project.
Geisha Princess – Dress Her Up – Episode 1503