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How to Glue Baste Hexagons for EPP

Glue Basting offers a speedy alternative to thread basting our shapes for English Paper Piecing. 

Specialist water soluble glue suitable for fabrics provides a temporary bond between fabric and paper. 

Here's how to do it:


Punch a hole in the centre of the template (it will make it easier to remove later on)
Glue the template to the wrong side of your fabric
Trim the fabric leaving approx. 3/8” seam allowance
Run a thin line of glue along the edge of the paper template and fold fabric over. Finger press
Continue around the hexagon, gluing and folding each side
Ta Dah! Make more and watch the next tutorial for how to sew them together

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