Expand Your Quilting Horizons With These 8 Techniques
5. Thread Painting
Create exquisite artwork with thread painting on your quilts. All you need is to pick a design and try to copy it with small pieces of thread sewn into the fabric. Your artistry is only limited by your imagination.
6. Lace Crochet
Learn a classic technique, such as lace crochet, to add beautiful designs on top of your quilt.
Cut an orphan block into four, six or eight pieces. Rearrange the pieces and put them back together in a different pattern. You can use the pieces you cut as tessellations as well.
8. Unusual Fabrics
You can make a quilt out of unusual fabrics beyond just cotton. Try wool, denim, a T-shirt or even silk neckties.