Learn all about Hand Quilting. You’ll be shown a few different quilting technique, learn about thread, needles, etc all while stitching up a cute mini quilt or other projects from the IAQ.
Each month we’ll expand into different supplies, materials, techniques and methods.
Class begins Oct 12, 2021
Hand Quilting Info and Materials
This month we’ll be gathering a few supplies – you may have some in your sewing closet or drawer already!
These are the basic supplies. After trying a few projects, you’ll become more accustomed to the needle size as well as what thread you prefer.
Hand Quilting Thread
Big Eye Hand Quilting Needle
More info on Hand Quilting Supplies
How to Mark Your Quilt
Even with hand quilting, some prep will need to be done for designing the hand quilting design.
Below you’ll find a few on marking patterns for hand quilting. There are a lot of designs – have some fun with curves, shapes or simple straight lines and grids.
Hand Quilting without Marking
Using Press n Seal
3 ways to mark your quilt
How to Hand Quilt
This month we’ll take a look at the process of hand quilting. There are quite a few great resources out there. I am sharing what I found most helpful and basic – great for any level of quilter.
You’ll have gathered your supplies from the previous month / post – so you should be ready to go.
Below you’ll find a variety of videos walking you through the process of hand quilting. Also, you’ll find a few on marking patterns for hand quilting. There are a lot of designs – have some fun with curves, shapes or simple straight lines and grids.
Basic How to Hand Quilt
How to by Suzy Quilts
Hand Quilting Projects
Along with our supplies you may want to sew up a quick project to try the hand quilting out on.
There are a few projects from the IAQ archives which are perfect for dipping your toe into this technique.
These patterns can be easily adapted to a pillow or small wall quilt. This size is a great place to start exploring hand quilting!
Secret Garden – a mini quilt featuring a little bit of embroidery and some hand quilting for finishing. Get the pattern here.