Friday, November 18, 2011

A little obsessed

Still having fun with back basting.
The block is a little wrinkled from all the handling. Maybe I should use a hoop.

Many people have asked about back basting. I thought I'd write a tutorial when I get the hang of it, but why reinvent the wheel?
Marjorie has an amazing tutorial on her blog: http://appliqueaddict.blogspot.com/
Just look in the top right corner. Thanks for sharing your knowledge Marjorie!

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6 comments:

Mary on Lake Pulaski said...

It looks great Anina! I think you already have the hang of it!

Robin said...

It looks like this method is really working for you-- the block is looking awesome so far!!!

QuiltSwissy said...

I hate hand applique, but want to love it. I would like to try this technique and see if it works for me. I am just such a klutz with a needle in my fingers!

glen

Miki Willa said...

This is looking great. I have a few applique projects in mind, and I think I am going to try the back basting and see how it works for me. Thank you for the link.

Sew Create It - Jane said...

Looks fantastic! You're doing a great job there!

Ulla's Quilt World said...

Hi! Greetings from Finland! Your quilts are so fantastic! It's so nice to find other quilters all around the world! :)