The quilt stitch adds a three dimensional effect when
Place monofilament (clear invisible) thread in the needle
and 60 weight cotton thread on the bobbin (color
matches quilt back).
Use a washable fabric marker to draw design lines on
quilt top. Place batting (wadding) between quilt top and
backing fabric. Sew over design lines.
A favorite method of applying small pieces of fabric to
quilts for decoration.
Select 39, 40 or 41.
Use fine embroidery thread (50 weight or finer) and
needle appropriate to fabric. You may need to set the
foot pressure dial to 2.
q In this type of appliqué, raw edges are folded under.
To prepare raw edge, first cut appliqué design out of
w Press fusible webbing to wrong side of appliqué
e Cut the fabric slightly larger than paper pattern.
r Fold fabric under to match paper pattern size.
Remove pattern. Press only the edge to form a
perfectly shaped design.
NOTE: Clip curves where necessary.
t Press appliqué in place and sew. Straight edge of
the stitch is sewn next to folded edge of appliqué.