Back-Basting Applique Step by Step By Hand or Machine
teaches those with some basic applique skills how to baste shapes in place by working from the wrong side of the fabric to eliminate marks in front. It provides novices and those with experience with new techniques provided in a lesson format with step-by-step photos throughout, and teaches how to work with layered and overlapped appliques, using seven different projects to explore the options. The result is an outstanding needlework book highly recommended for any seeking new techniques and different results from applique work!
--California Bookwatch, August 2013
Learn a new way to baste appliqué working from the wrong side of the fabric - no marking required! This technique is suitable for needle-turn or machine appliqué and is outlined in step-by-step photos. Novice and experienced quilters alike will have plenty to learn from this clever book. Seven unique projects are included. --Quilter's Newsletter Magazine, December/January 2014
This step-by-step guide from That Patchwork Place is a perfect introduction to back-basting appliqué for beginner patchworkers. All the tips and techniques necessary for accurate basting to prepare for neddleturn or machine sewing are here. Starting with the basics, appliqué aficionado Barb Eikmeier clearly describes back-basting methods for a range of appliqué shapes and styles, resulting in flawless designs. The six projects include the contemporary "Korean Roof Tiles Wall Hanging" and a cute and bright hexagonal "Owl Table Topper", both of which utilize and build upon the techniques taught in the first half of the book. Extremely approachable and informative... look for it at your local bookstore or online. --Australian Patchwork & Quilting, Volume 23
From the Inside Flap
Learn to easily and accurately baste shapes in place for needle-turn or machine appliqué--by working from the wrong side of the fabric. This step-by-step book teaches the basics and beyond.