Trapunto Quilting

By Joanna Marsh

As part of Joanna Marsh's Machine Quilting Series, she talks about the different types of machine quilting that are used. The owner of Kustom Kwilts and Designs provides tips and techniques regarding trapunto quilting in this article. "Trapunto" is a technique that utilizes at least two layers to create a raised surface on a quilt. It can really give pieces an almost 3D effect and add dimension and texture to your projects. There are several different techniques that can be used to achieve the trapunto effect. The technique used in this tutorial is the simplest method.

Joanna used the Janome Memory Craft 8900QCP Special Edition machine to demonstrate trapunto quilting. Click here for a PDF of her full tutorial.

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