Monday, September 19, 2011

Module Five – Chapter FIVE – PADDED AND CORDED QUILTING SAMPLES


 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.
Padded Quilting 4 front
 Sample ONE, front
Padded Quilting 4 back
 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.     
Padded Quilting 2
 Sample TWO

Cylinders of different sizes, sewn like tucks and stuffed.
Padded Quilting 3
 Sample THREE

Little irregular pillows separately sewn and stuffed, then joined, decorated with pressed paper shapes.
Padded Quilting 1
 Sample FOUR


CORDED QUILTING SAMPLES

Encasing of chenille yarn with zigzag stitch.
Corded Quilting 1
 Sample ONE

Cording with twin-needle stitching, back and front on the same side.
Corded Quilting 2

 Sample TWO