How Do You Quilt Fabric By Hand?
Quilting by hand is the original method of quilting. Machine quilting is a relatively new quilting method. Hand quilting, on the other hand, has stood the test of time. Some quilters prefer to quilt their quilt tops by hand, while others prefer to machine quilt. If you are a quilter who has never tried hand quilting, this may be something to at least try. One of the attractions to hand quilting is the attention to detail that hand quilting offers. When you sit and slowly quilt a quilt top by hand, you become very attuned to many aspects of the project that you may miss with machine quilting. Although hand quilting can be very time consuming, many people find it well worth the effort and time. Lay out the quilt backing layer with the wrong side up. Place the batting on top of the backing. Place the quilt top on top of the batting. Smooth all layers and make sure they are aligned. Baste the three layers together with long basting stitches to keep the layers secure and prevent them from s