Surely you’ve seen some patchwork pieces out there! This is a technique considered the classic craftsmanship and is present both inside the home, from a patchwork dish cloth or a Colorful Baby Quilt Pinwheels, as well as on the streets, in the form of patchwork handbag and t-shirt details, for example. The quilt pinwheels is something quite traditional, that is, in this technique, you use different fabric cutouts and unite them harmonically. In the end, patchwork is a way to make fun, colorful and, most importantly, unique pieces.
With Patchwork, you can make the most varied products. Some of the most classic we have already mentioned, but apart from them, it is also possible to produce cushion covers, rugs, curtains, wallets and more. Check below how to patchwork and start your production!
HOW TO PATCHWORK?
If you are thinking of starting to patchwork but you are afraid, know that it is not as complicated as it may seem, however, before going through a step-by-step process of patchwork, let’s talk a bit about the structure of it.
THE PATCHWORK IS COMPOSED OF THREE LAYERS THAT ARE SUPERIMPOSED.
- Top – The top, made with the patchwork.
- Filling – It is in the middle, it is what gives volume to the patchwork.
- Lining – Normally one-piece fabric that sits on the underside of the patchwork to give a beautiful finish.
STEP BY STEP HOW TO DO PATCHWORK.
Now that you know the structure of a patchwork, let’s go to our simple patchwork tutorial. Let’s start with the necessary materials.
- Tissue patchwork.
- Fabric for lining.
- Filling (can be acrylic blanket).
- Ruler or tape measure.
- Scissors or circular cutter.
- Needle and thread or sewing machine.
The recommended patchwork fabrics for the patchwork are 100% cotton. They do not shred much, are firmer than synthetics and have a huge variety of prints. It is interesting that you wash the patchwork fabrics for patchwork before you start work. That way you will find out if they shrink or drop paint.
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