And of course these stitches can be used purely for their decorative effect - the only limit is your imagination! This is truly where the boundaries between quilting and embroidery (were there any?) blur.
A couple of weeks ago we visited Chiltern Quilters and spent the day exploring the potential of hand quilting - but with a difference. As you can see they all made a great start on their panels and went away full of enthusiasm with lots of ideas for completing them.
Maybe we'll see you soon . . .
Thanks for reading!