Fancy Flowers Lesson 7: Gluing Shapes to the Background

Erin Russek & Valerie Uland | Runtime (10 min)


Join McCall’s Quilting assistant editor Erin Russek and web editor Valerie Uland and learn how to use water-soluble fabric glue to hold your prepared appliqué shapes in place for stitching. Erin shares tips as she demonstrates how to center your design on the background fabric, how to place gently curving bias stems, and how to place your leaves and pre-assembled flower shapes. For those who choose to machine appliqué, Valerie demonstrates how to stitch the stems to the background before gluing topmost appliqué layers. Click here for convenient links to purchase some hard-to-find products recommended by Erin. Quilt along with more McCall’s at!

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