Category Archives: trapunto

Trapunto Fabric Postcard

This fabric postcard is made using a whole cloth quilting with trapunto to give the lizard an added dimensional effect.  I machine quilted around the lizard. I then added yarn (wool/acrylic) for the trapunto.  The yarn was then trimmed prior … Continue reading

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Puppies in Waiting Wall Hanging Quilt

This wall hanging is made using a linen tea towel as the centerpiece.  I framed it with a lovely brown/black batik and added appliqued dog biscuits.  I used the same machine the trapunto technique I used on the African whole … Continue reading

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African Whole Cloth Quilt Finished!

I have finally finished!  As implied by the title, there was no piecing of this quilt top.  I loved the fabric so much I just couldn’t cut it into pieces so I just quilted it.  I attempted to do some … Continue reading

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WIP — African Whole Cloth Quilt

A friend from high school gave me some gorgeous fabric from her travels.  She was cleaning out her closets and I won the lottery.  This gorgeous fabric is from the African continent (the stickers fell off so I don’t know … Continue reading

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Ruched Roses Quilt – Finished

More than three years ago, I began this quilt.  I reached a point where I wasn’t happy with it.  I simply put it aside and worked on other projects.  That act of putting it aside and coming back to it … Continue reading

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Trapunto Quilting

This was originally posted on August 29, 2007 at Suture for a Living. Trapunto is a whole cloth quilting technique which produces a raised surface on the quilt. Trapunto patterns consist of vines, leaves, grapes, cherries, etc. Photo credit–Karen McTavish … Continue reading

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