Contemporary Tatting by Judith Connors

By Judith Connors

Оригинальные изделия в технике фриволите -- салфетки, цветы, украшения на свечи и стаканы

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In fact, this may be the easiest project in the book. Stenciling results in a mark-of-the-hand look that appliqué doesn’t offer. With so many mass-produced products out there, something made by human hands is appreciated that much more. I turned this pattern into a pillow and also used it to create a lovely table runner. (For the Stenciled Table Runner, see p. 153; for the Mini Quilt Pillow, see p. ) Skill Level: Easy | The Techniques: Stenciling on fabric (p. 56), hand embroidery running stitch (p.

9 for techniques). Mark the outer edge of the finished 16-in. square too, 1 so you’ll know where to start and stop your stitching. Quilt 2. Follow the instructions on p. 14 to make a quilt sandwich. 2 NOTE: If you’d like, use scraps of fabric to make a practice mini quilt sandwich so you can test your stitches before committing to your real quilt. Experiment with the different stitches on your machine. You may wish to loosen your top tension, which hides your bobbin thread and gives a smootherlooking stitch, but most likely that won’t be necessary.

Past the traced line that indicates the edge of the 16-in. square, sewing into the seam allowance. Sew each of the largest arcs. 5. Switch thread and change your sewing machine to the decorative stitch you’ve chosen for the next smaller circles and stitch. Repeat for the last two sets of arcs. Baste along the outer edge of the quilt, ¹⁄8 in. outside of the marked edge, which designates the 16-in. edge. Trim to 16½ in. 5 square. Bind 6. If you are binding the quilt, make a continuous binding from the 2¼-in.

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