Friday, May 15, 2015

Stitching Samples

I've found that it's really helpful to keep a stippling sample in easy view next to my  machine when I'm stippling a quilt, especially if the size of the stipple is not my norm.  It's easy to lose perspective and fall into your natural stippling size without realizing it.  I think everyone has their own unique stipple size that feels right to them.

I had stitched out some samples in a variety of densities a while back.  They are also helpful for showing customers vs. simply telling them you're planning to do a "large" stipple or a "dense" stipple.

Still, it's a challenge to end up with the same size stipple the whole way through a quilt!

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