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What is "Baste" - Definition & Explanation

A temporary method of holding two or more layers of fabric together by sewing by hand or machine with long stitches.
Basting is the process of temporarily sewing or pinning fabric together. This can be done by hand or by machine. Quilters use basting to temporarily position applique pieces. They also baste the top, batting, and backing together before quilting.

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