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Hand Applique - Back Basting Method

Have you said to yourself, "hand applique is so beautiful but, it's just too difficult for me"? Then you'll want to learn this "back basting" technique by award winning applique quilter, Lucille Lim. Lucille considers this back basting an easier technique to learn with beautiful, precise designs. No starches, no freezer paper, no plastic templates, no stiletto tool or glue! All you'll use is a light box and a basting needle.

Come and take this class with us. It's going to be fun, easy and enjoyable!

This class will walk you hand-appliquéing the bird, branch and leaves.

Supply List:

Supplies are available in our store.

Straight Pins
4" fabric scissors(must be sharp)
Applique sewing needles & pin cushion (John James milliners size 11, here)
Basting needles (Foxglove Cottage Embroidery/Redwork size 10, here) OR Sench Side-threading needles (available here)
Needle threader (we recommend Bohin)
2-3 Toothpicks
12 weight basting thread in black or white (we recommend Sulky)
Tracing pencil (washable) General's brand (here)
Sewline tri-color pencil (here)
Light box (can be ordered from us in advance)
Additional applique threads will be provided by the instructor

Fabric: 1 light background fat quarter, scraps for bird, leaves, and branch.


Instructor will be providing the pattern.


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Cancellation Policy Thank you for signing up for a class at Not Your Mama’s Quilt Store. Due to the high number of late-notice cancellations, our cancellation policy has been updated: In the case that you are unable to attend the class, you must cancel at least 5 days prior to class date for a FULL refund. If you cancel 3-5 days prior to class, there is a 50% forfeiture fee deducted from your class fee. You may choose to transfer to another class if available, with a $20 transfer fee plus additional registration fee if applicable. If you cancel less than 3 days prior to class, your class fee is 100% forfeited. Transfer to another class is not available with less than a 3 day cancellation.
Instructor Name:
Lucille Lim
Instructor Bio:
Lucille Lim

Hand Applique - Back Basting Method

$ 45.00