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!

You will learn one block from the Backyard Birds Pattern
Pattern is from Backyard Birds, available in our store.

Supply List:

Supplies are available in our store. Ask for your 10% class supply discount when purchasing

Straight Pins
4" embroidery scissors
Applique sewing needles & pin cushion (John James milliners size 11, here)
Basting needles (Foxglove Cottage Embroidery/Redwork size 10, 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)
Pattern: Backyard Birds
Light box
Fabric: 1 light background fat quarter, 1 light green & 1 dark green fabric scraps, 1 light purple & 1 dark purple fabric scraps & 1 brown for the tree branch

Cost: $ 45.00
Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Thu, Mar 22, 2018 at 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Skill Level:Beginner
Instructor:Lucille Lim