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Quilting in the Big Stitch Style by Billie Lauder covers the technique required to use heavier thread and large stitches to for hand quilting. Simple diagrams and advise will have you up to speed in no time.
About Billie Lauder:
Billie has been teaching Quiltmaking since 1976. A third generation quilter, she has inherited her love of quilts from her grandmother and mother and has the ability to make quiltmaking easy and understandable for every level of quilter. Her teaching techniques and quilts have also been featured on seventeen episodes of the Home & Garden Television Networks series Simply Quilts! hosted by Alex Anderson. Billie is teaching various quiltmaking techniques across the United States for quilt guilds, shops and other organizations and is a certified teacher in Art and Anthropology.
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What is the Big Stitch Style of quilting?
Big Stitch Style of quilting is quilting with a thicker thread and uneven stitches. The stitch length is longer on the top surface of the quilt and smaller on the bottom. It is a combination of Sashiko and the depression stitch.
Table of Contents:
|What is the Big Stitch Style of Quilting?||4||Ovals||13|
|Who should use the Big Stitch Style of quilting?||Overall||14|
|Basic supplies and tool||4||Diamonds||15|
|Making your own templates||5||Fans||18|
|Using the templates||5||Simple Border||20|
|How to do the Big Stitch||6||Braided Shaded Nine Patch Quilt||22|
|Starting and Stopping||7||Quilt Sandwich||26|