Trapunto {trah-poon-toe}

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If you haven’t seen “Red Autumn” – I posted it yesterday, or click here.  There’s a lot of pictures, in hopes it will show up well for ya’lll out there!  (That’s for you Linda Sue!) Begin by layering a piece of batting onto the back, underneath the leaf.  Stitch around the perimeter, from the front side of the fabric.  In …

Red Autumn ~ Finished

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Changing winds… changing threads!  This is how Red Autumn finished out:  The re-hashing thread choices also inspired me to add trapunto to each leaf. Once that decision was made, I was ready to start.  I first started by ‘edging’ each leaf with a couching technique, using the #39 foot.  Then each leaf was quilted in the vein lines once the …