DIY Patchwork design
What You will need
Pair of scissors
Some very beautiful examples of patchwork can be seen in museum collections, or in private homes, where quilts may be passed down through several generations.
There are numerous different styles of patchwork, ranging from block quilting to crazy quilting. Styles like block quilting are very carefully arranged, using repeating patterns to build up a larger finished textile, while crazy quilting is freehanded, with pieces of all different shapes and sizes being sewn together. The finished patchwork product may be further ornamented with embroidery, appliqué, and other accents, depending on the taste of the craftsperson.
In quilting, patchwork is used to make the top layer of a quilt. A layer of batting is placed between the patchwork and a single sheet on the bottom of the quilt, or patchwork may be used to make both outer layers. The pieces of patchwork are sewn together with lines of thread which break the quilt up into small sections, ensuring that the stuffing remains evenly distributed for the life of the quilt. In some cases, the quilting may be accomplished with tufts which are tied off at even intervals, to accomplish the same effect.
I have used scraps of material to make preety jewrlery for myself. This time around I patch a pair of capri pants with some chitenhge from my ealry beaded fabric chitenge necklace.
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