A Quick Demo of Big Stitch Hand Quilting

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It’s So Easy and Produces Beautiful Results!

Hand quilting is undeniably a favorite among quilters. We all seem to appreciate the softness it gives to the look and feel of a finished quilt that can’t be achieved with machine quilting (which is beautiful in it’s own way).





However, over time stiff hands, less perfect eyesight and waning patience can put hand quilting outside of the reach of many quilters.

Fortunately, big stitch hand quilting is doable by just about anyone. It lends that homey old fashioned touch quilters love while going relatively quickly.

In the following video Laurie Simpson from Minick and Simpson demonstrates her big stitch hand quilting technique. We love how fast it is and how good it looks without having to be perfect. In fact, imperfections make it even more charming.

 

In the next video Laurie goes into a bit more detail, showing how she marks a quilt and sets up for quilting. She also discusses her quilting schedule.

 

Here are some of the tools and supplies Laurie uses:

A pattern is available for the quilt Laurie is working on in the first video (seen in the background in the second video). Get the pattern here.

 



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