Tying (or Buttoning) Your Quilt with Valerie Nesbitt
Classes with Valerie Nesbitt • Educational, G, 12-Mar-2020
Quick and easy are words that Valerie enjoys using. This is an alternative way of holding that quilt sandwich together without any further stitching.
Valerie demonstrates with thick thread but you could use this as an opportunity to embellish and use wool, buttons, ribbon, just some ideas to get you thinking.
Tying is an old tradition which you can often come across on antique quilts, so stands the test of time!
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