Monday, September 19, 2011
PADDED QUILTING SAMPLES
Top layer: habotai silk. Back layer: cotton muslim. Padded areas outlined with twin-needle machine stitching, using a white thread in the needles and a light brown thread in the bobbin. Small holes in the centre punctured with a large hand embroidery needle.
Sample ONE, front
Sample ONE, back
For this second sample the back is shown. For padding natural colour wool fleece is used, the single padded areas are cut with scissors and stitched with a mohair yarn leaving gaps through which the fleece may show.
Cylinders of different sizes, sewn like tucks and stuffed.
Little irregular pillows separately sewn and stuffed, then joined, decorated with pressed paper shapes.
CORDED QUILTING SAMPLES
Encasing of chenille yarn with zigzag stitch.
Cording with twin-needle stitching, back and front on the same side.