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Guide to Back-Basting Illustrated Guide to Back-Basting Hand Appliqué

Back-basting is an easy no-template method of preparation for traditional hand appliqué. Since I learned it, I've never looked back!

I've produced this illustrated step-by-step guide to introduce fellow appliqué enthusiasts to back-basting. Included is a 9" heart-and-flower practice block that you can use in the project of your choice. Also included are my hand-stitching tips and illustrated guide to points and notches.

You may have heard of back-basting, but didn't understand it. Here's you chance to wrap your brain around it! It has so many benefits over other preparation methods. For best overall results, some hand appliqué experience is best.

I also carry the needles I use for the basting step and the needles I use for hand appliqué, on the Notions page..

Note: Back-basting instructions are also included in my books Inspired by Tradition and Teapots 2 to Appliqué, available on the Books page..


Guide to Back-Basting Hand Appliqué
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Guide to Fusible Machine Appliqué Illustrated Guide to
Fusible Machine Appliqué

If you haven't yet, here's your chance to try raw-edge fusible machine appliqué!

Fully illustrated instructions are included, along with tips for wrangling your paper-backed fusible web.

The guide includes the 9" Heart and Buds practice block that you can use in the project of your choice.

I also carry the needles I use for machine appliqué, as well as my favorite brand of paper-backed fusible web, SoftFuse, on the Notions page.

Note: Machine appliqué instructions are also included in my book Scrap-Appliqué Playground, available on the Books page..


Guide to
Fusible Machine Appliqué
$9

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Front Cover of Baskets to Applique Pattern Pack Baskets to Appliqué
Pattern Pack

Kay's book of basket appliqué blocks is now out of print. However, this pattern pack includes all 16 beautiful designs from Baskets to Appliqué in an unbound version.

Also has sampler quilt pattern.

Patterns only, no appliqué instructions included. Use your favorite method.


Baskets to Appliqué
Pattern Pack
$15.00

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Front Cover of Teapots to Applique Pattern Pack Teapots to Appliqué
Pattern Pack

The classic book is now out of print. However, this pattern pack includes all 16 delightful designs from Teapots to Appliqué in an unbound version.

Also has sampler quilt pattern.

Patterns only, no appliqué instructions included. Use your favorite method.


Teapots to Appliqué
Pattern Pack
$15.00

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Front Cover of Christmas to Applique Pattern Pack Christmas to Appliqué
Pattern Pack

Kay's book of cheery holiday designs is now out of print. However, this pattern pack includes all 28 delightful designs from A Merry Little Christmas to Appliqué in an unbound version.

Includes resizing chart and instruction for making soft ornaments.

Patterns only, no appliqué instructions included. Use your favorite method.


Christmas to Appliqué
Pattern Pack
$15.00

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Rose Wreath Runner pattern front

Rose-Wreath Runner

A 4-block Rose Wreath runner to adorn your table! These roses will bloom all year long.

Full-size appliqué pattern.

Appliqué by hand or machine, your favorite method.

Appliqué pattern is full-size.

Overview of fusible appliqué included.

Complete fabric kit available below.

56 x 16

Rose Wreath Runner Pattern Only
$9.00

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Studio pattern front

Studio

I made this quilted sign to hang in my sewing room, thereby elevating its status to a "studio."
If you make a sign for your sewing room, it can be a studio too!

Piece, then appliqué for added charm.

Complete instructions for making the quilt top.

Full-size appliqué patterns.

An overview of machine appliqué is included.

Quilt size is 30" x 12".

Studio
$9.00

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Lovely Hearts pattern front

Lovely Hearts

Snuggled hearts and love spelled out make a charming, expressive little quilt!

Full-size appliqué patterns.

Appliqué by hand or machine, your favorite method.

Appliqué patterns are full-size.

Overview of fusible appliqué included.

16 x 16

Lovely Hearts
$9.00

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Scamper & Chase pattern front

Scamper & Chase

Kids just love to run! Childhood playmates grow up to be fast friends.

Full-size appliqué patterns.

Appliqué by hand or machine, your favorite method.

Appliqué patterns are full-size.

Overview of fusible appliqué included.

23 x 29

Scamper & Chase
$9.00

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Bonny Little Horse pattern front

Bonny Little Horse

A sweet little horse enjoys the day in a flowery field in this darling mini-quilt.

Full-size appliqué patterns.

Appliqué by hand or machine, your favorite method.

Appliqué patterns are full-size.

Overview of fusible appliqué included.

14 x 10

Bonny Little Horse
$9.00

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Heffalumps pattern front

Heffalumps

Peaceful pachyderms enjoy an afternoon stroll. Make them as colorful as you like!

Full-size appliqué patterns.

Appliqué by hand or machine, your favorite method.

Appliqué patterns are full-size and both orientations are included.

Overview of fusible appliqué included.

31 x 31

Heffalumps
$9.00

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Love My 
Stash pattern front

Love My Stash

Have loads of fun rummaging through your collection to find scraps of your favorite fabrics for this important statement quilt!

Full-size letters are included, printed in reverse for fusible appliqué..

Appliqué by hand or machine, your favorite method.

Overview of fusible appliqué included.

20 x 28

Love My Stash
$9.00

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Sitting Pretty pattern front

Sitting Pretty

If there's a bucket, box, or basket anywhere in a room, you can be sure your cat will go and sit in it!

Full-size appliqué patterns.

Appliqué by hand or machine, your favorite method.

Overview of fusible appliqué included.

14 x 18

Sitting Pretty
$9.00

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Ginger Jars pattern front

Ginger Jars

Create your own collection of ornamental ginger jars! Many different types of fabrics will make beautiful jars.

Full-size appliqué patterns.

Appliqué by hand or machine, your favorite method.

Overview of fusible appliqué included.

18 x 30

Fat quarter friendly!

Ginger Jars
$9.00

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Sunday Dress pattern front

Sunday Dress

A sweet frock done up in spring pastels, all ready for a young lady to wear to a special occasion.

Full-size appliqué pattern.

Appliqué by hand or machine, your favorite method.

Overview of fusible appliqué included.

11 x 15½

Sunday Dress
$9.00

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Hearts in Bloom pattern front

Hearts in Bloom

These charming heartlets will bloom on your wall all year long!

Full-size appliqué pattern.

Appliqué by hand or machine, your favorite method.

Bias-tape and hand-appliqué tips included.

15½ x 15½

Hearts in Bloom
$9.00

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Cake and Tea pattern front Cake and Tea

Perhaps the person about to partake of this refreshment has gone to get a fork! This project appeared in Teapots to Appliqué.

Full-size appliqué patterns.

Appliqué by hand or machine, your favorite method.

Elements are placed as desired on the table.

18½ x 14½

Cake and Tea
$9.00

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Pie and Coffee pattern front Pie and Coffee

This little banner would look great in your kitchen, or as a housewarming gift for a dear friend!

Full-size appliqué patterns.

Appliqué by hand or machine, your favorite method.

18 x 8

Pie and Coffee
$9.00

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Mixed Bouquet pattern front Mixed Bouquet

These charming baskets will bloom on your wall all year long!

Full-size appliqué pattern.

Use your favorite method. Hand stitching tips included.

23 x 23

Mixed Bouquet
$9.00

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Climbing Vines pattern front Climbing Vines

This charming row quilt looks equally great in old-world or modern fabrics.

Full-size appliqué pattern.

Use your favorite method. Hand stitching tips included.

28 x 36

Climbing Vines
$9.00

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Plum Pudding pattern front Plum Pudding

Celebrate the season with this traditional holiday dessert!

Full-size appliqué pattern.

Use your favorite method. Hand stitching tips included.

14 x 28

Plum Pudding
$9.00

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Tulip Sprinkle pattern front Tulip Sprinkle

These lovely tulips will bloom on your wall all year long.

Full-size appliqué patterns, regular and reversed provided for your convenience.

Use your favorite method. Overview of fusible machine appliqué included.

21 x 21

Tulip Sprinkle
$9.00

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Scotty Party pattern front Scotty Party

One rebel terrier is crashing the party! The same block repeated with a little change or twist somewhere creates a nice surprise.

Full-size appliqué pattern.

Use your favorite method. Overview of fusible appliqué included.

10½ x 29

Scotty Party
$9.00

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Classic Dresden Plates pattern front Classic Dresden Plates

A beautiful old-fashioned design that's always appealing!

Full-size templates.

Appliqué by hand or machine.

Hand stitching tips included, or convert to fusible.

31 x 31

Classic Dresden Plates
$9.00

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Flying Fan Kites pattern front Flying Fan Kites

Make high-flying kites from easy pieced fans!

Full-size paper-piecing foundations and instructions included.

Template-piece the fans if you prefer.

Includes overview of raw-edge fusible appliqué and skinny-bias instructions for the kite strings.

12 x 16

Flying Fan Kites
$9.00

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Sew Crazy pattern front Sew Crazy

Our favorite little sewing machine kept company by improvisational crazy-patch borders in this fun mini-quilt.

Full-size appliqué pattern.

Use your favorite method. Overview of fusible machine appliqué included.

15 x 15

Sew Crazy
$9.00

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Sweet! pattern front Sweet!

A delicious display of tempting treats! But, no carbs or calories in this tasty wall quilt.

Full-size appliqué patterns.

Use your favorite method. Overview of fusible machine appliqué included.

22 x 30

Sweet!
$9.00

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Spice Pinks pattern front Spice Pinks

A little appliqué reimagining simplifies the construction of this beautiful traditional block.

Full-size appliqué patterns.

Use your favorite method. Overview of fusible machine appliqué included.

23 x 23

Spice Pinks
$9.00

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Front Cover of A Spin in the Garden pattern A Spin in the Garden

Bunnies in the garden! These bunnies are very well behaved, and will only bring the cute factor to your garden wall quilt.

Full-size appliqué patterns.

Use your favorite method. Overview of fusible machine appliqué included.

38 x 38

A Spin in
the Garden
$9.00

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