A beginners guide
Layer, quilt, and bind – three simple words that appear at the end of most patterns – but how do you do it?
This video is an introduction and beginner’s guide on how to turn a piece of patchwork into a quilt. Valerie talks about the things you need to do and also the options you need to think about:
type of wadding
size of backing and wadding
layering to get ready for quilting
stabilizing the layers ready for quilting
to quilt by hand or machine
type of thread to use – either by hand or on the machine
where to quilt
The microtask gun and tacks are available from the shop.
There will be more videos in the series to give you more options for your future projects.
There are also other videos on the site on this subject that you might find helpful:
Layering your quilt
Layering the Midsommer Quilting Way
How to attach your walking foot
Mitered corner binding
Straight corner binding
And use the quick search for Quilting which will give you options on free-motion embroidery and quilting.
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