Common Quilting Options
STITCHING IN THE DITCH – Stitch just inside a seam line; the stitches should almost disappear into the seam. Using a walking foot attachment on your sewing machine will help prevent the quilt layers from shifting.
OUTLINE QUILTING – Stitch 1/4" from a seam line or the edge of an appliqué shape, just past the extra thickness of the seam allowance. This is often referred to as echo quilting.
STIPPLE QUILTING – This random, allover stitching provides texture and interest behind a pattern. Use a darning foot and lower your feed dogs on your sewing machine. As you get better, begin to add stars and hearts or other shapes to your stippling designs.
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