Jolly Bar Bon Bons Shortcut Quilt

Quilting for beginners is the beginning of a great art of textiles, after all, with this technique you can decorate and quilt your patchwork works with a lot of creativity and fun. There are a thousand ways to do quilting, so the tips here are for you to start to loosen up and extract everything you need without getting frustrated, because with practice you will advance little by little. Quilting is also a way to create pieces with special designs and textures, using patterns and inspiring references.

What is quilting? Quilting is a sewing layer, in which you need to make a kind of sandwich with pieces of fabric to create a multi-layered quilted product. It is possible to do different types of quilting, especially in patchwork. Some of these types are, free quilting, straight quilting, hand quilting, feather quilting, and others. What is the difference between quilt and quilting? Before knowing the difference between quilt and quilting, it is necessary to recognize that both techniques correspond to the same process of creating multi-layered products. After all, quilt and quilting make a sandwich out of different fabrics, forming layers. The most common “sandwich” is made of three layers: top, blanket, and lining.

Jolly Bar Bon Bons Quilt

However, this is what defines the quilt, since there is quilt without quilting. The quilting will be the detail that makes all the difference in the quilt, since it is an elaborate seam that has different ways of being made. The quilt can be made with knots distributed throughout the piece, for example, without the need for an actual seam. Quilting, on the other hand, is a requirement in contests, for example, because it is the fundamental technique for differentiating a mediocre piece from something incredible. So, it is worth saying that in practice all quilting is a quilt, but the reverse is not always the case. Beginner quilting – If you want to do beginner quilting, you will need the quilting foot to insert into a home or industrial machine. Make your sandwich with fabrics, it could be, for example, a fabric for the lining and top and a blanket to put inside. Practice on paper before you start – Practice quilting design on paper before using the machine, set up a free stroke initially to play with the machine later. The training is so that the brain recognizes the design and you feel more secure in reproducing it in the machine. When you put the fabrics in the machine, play around with your piece loose in your hand so that you can move it vertically while the machine runs.

It is important to remember that this is a beginning step for you to practice quilting. You can experiment with handling the piece with your hands, using accessories that help in quilting, such as gloves that give you a firmer hold. Important hint: To finish the beginning and the end of the seam, pull the thread from below and machine stitch a few stitches on top of this thread. In this beginning, try to play with scraps that you can make mistakes in the process without too much worry. Pieces of the Past – “No matter whether they are spliced, embroidered, or appliquéd, Quilts reflect the entrepreneurial spirit of women. With their profusion of colors, fabrics and details in the embroidery, Quilts can be read like a newspaper text.”


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