If you are new to quilting and you haven’t heard the term “basting” before or maybe you have but have no idea what it means. Let’s start out by saying that basting is a crucial part of quilting. Basting is the process of connecting all of the layers before you quilt, often times using pins or loose stitches, in order to keep our layers nice and smooth!
With that said, there are several different methods of basting that you could choose, and Mary and Ebony from Quilty break them down in the below video. Whether or not you’re new to quilting, knowing the ins, outs, and all the basics, including basting, is an absolute must for every quilter. Check out the video below to answer the big question, “what is basting?”