from a course I took at AQS in Nashville »
InstructionsThe teacher gave us a template that reminded me of a few ocean waves. We traced the design, then using invisible thread we sewed just inside all the lines of the drawing (they were all enclosed). After this step, we hand stippled in areas that needed it to make other areas look puffier. The process took longer than time in the class would allow. I think it took me about 6 hours total to make ...
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Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Traditional, Classic, Retro / Vintage, Romantic
white fabric thin cotton batting quilting needle and thread fabric marker water soluble thread (to baste the design and cut away batting until design is secured and trapunto quilting is done)
What was your inspiration?
I just wanted to learn this method of trapunto and this is what the instructor of the class provided (the pattern seen on the pillow).
What are you most proud of?
I am proud that I completed the project even though I brought it home to finish and it took so many hours.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Patience is a virtue. If there is someone there to ask questions, don't hesitate to ask. This is not as hard as it looks once you learn the methods out there to do it. It is just a process of learning how it is done.