Decorative Stitches

Contrasting thread can also be called decorative stitching.

Decorative stitches are stitches that …. decorate! Most embroidery stitches are considered decorative stitches. These can be done by hand or by machine (today’s sewing machines often have a number of these stitches built in ). Many of the new machines on the market are equipped with many different decorative stitches like the one shown… Continue reading Decorative Stitches

Design Wall

The design wall is where you lay out your quilt. It is much easier to see the overall design of your quilt when it is vertical and viewed from a distance. (Think of an art gallery – most people view art from a distance of about 10 to 15 feet.)  You can make your own… Continue reading Design Wall