Let the Fabric Suggest Quilting Options!
While it’s easy to love traditional hand quilting, sometimes it’s fun to try something new. The pop of big-stitch hand quilting is one charming and popular alternative finish for a quilt.
There are others you may want to try, too. In particular, gingham, plaid, and striped fabrics provide opportunities for fun and different stitching techniques that play up their use in a quilt.
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An article from Martha Stewart outlines several techniques for those types of prints and others as well, for a total of six creative ideas you may not have thought of. The samples in the photo above correspond with the six explanations with number 1 at the top left and number 6 at the bottom right.
Learn more about all of the techniques at the following link.
Click here for the “6 Techniques for Hand Quilting” article.
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