Well, many quilters hide their lovely seams by using the SID method, and/or by secret use of Invisible Thread on top, and the use of a matching thread for the fabric's back.
We can begin using this hot, new trend right now. How you ask? Well this marvelous technique can be taught to almost anyone in mere Seconds!
Now you can read and marvel over just a few of these Secret Tips...
Available on this blog for a Limited Time!
- Wind your bobbin (several should be used) full of Bright White for your darkest backing - Set Those Threads Free(TM)! Black thread would be most stunning against a white quilted fabric backing don't you think?
- Use those unloved colors of thread to Highlight your beautiful seam work on the top, or both and STTF(TM)!
- If you find you are unable to break yourself of the infectious SID habit, please attempt Tip #3. Quilt over the center seam (especially if it's inset), several times back and forth to fluff up the batting, while tugging lightly to make it a little Wonky! Yes, you KNOW Wonky Blocks are the rage, so why not STTF(TM)? You too can receive a bonus when highlighting your wonky centers, YOUR blocks angles are overlooked -- Seriously, How Cool is that!!
I am willing to show you a few of these great STTF(TM) techniques!
Ahh a lovely example of Tip #1 -- Always put WHITE thread in your bobbin when using a DARK fabric for the back to your quilt. Look how lovely the white POPS against the dark color, shows the great stitching and STTF(TM). Imagine your bobbin filled with black thread, quilting on an exquisite white background.... Your stitches are magnificent, why hide them when you too can "Set Those Threads FREE(TM)"!
Below is an example of this FAST Growing Technique -- An unloved boring cone of thread. Set against some bright Reds, several shades of Green with other Christmas accents and what a great use of Tip #2.