I have finished the bug quilt from the last post and quilted it. I am quite pleased with the result. I was going to stitch in the ditch as I couldn’t see a better way but I think the meandering fits the bill. See my last post for applique ‘How to’ instructions.
Holiday Cottage in Polperro, Cornwall, UK.
Spotty Chicken and Speckled Hen
To be added to as terms appear in the blog
- 'The Stash: A random collection of fabric scraps collected by the avid quilter against future projects and in the hope of being inspired.
- Fat Quarters: A half metre length cut into two pieces each half a metre length by half the bolt width.
- Stitch in the Ditch: quilting through all layers with a straight stitch in the groove formed by a seam. The stitching is hidden by the seam.
- Fusible Webbing: Paper with heat activated glue on one side for attaching applique pieces to background fabric.
- Applique: fabric shapes fixed onto quilts etc with stitching.
- BOM: Block of the Month. Project supplied in monthly installments.
- UFOs: Unfinished Objects. All things started but never quite finished.
-Satin Stitch: This is a zigzag stitch with a very short stitch length used for attaching appliques.
-Sashing: The thin strips of fabric used between blocks on a quilt.
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