mochistudios 7:05pm, 25 September 2008
I've just started trying this style of paperpiecing and it's lots of fun! I couldn't find this answer in the tutorial... I was wondering, after you baste the hexagons and stitch them together, do you remove the basting or leave it in? Is it up to whatever you prefer? If so, what are the pros and cons of leaving the basting in or removing it? Thanks :)
mochistudios 9 years ago
Thanks mishi2x! That makes sense. I'll do that too. I use cheap thread to baste anyways :)
Jennifer Can Quilt 9 years ago
i don't remove basting at all, though lately i haven't been basting with thread, just ironing the sides down with steam. it seems to work.
Annie_Shea 9 years ago
I really never bother with it -- I use cream thread and leave it in. Never had a problem with hand or machine quilting.
rsislandcrafts 6 years ago
I leave the basting in because I don't baste all the way through. Lately I have been using glue to baste. Saves lots of time.