Generally, when spoken of quilts, the first thought that comes to anyone’s mind is a grandmother, crouching in an armchair, stitching one-piece fabric to another. After a busy and stressful day at work, beginning to work on your quilt will be both relaxing and calming. Almost like a meditation, you will be able to release your stress.
A unique gift
Quilts can be gifted in many occasions. Quilts are not only blankets, they are versatile and useful. A big part of enjoying quilting is when you bestow the end product on someone you love and care. Just as someone would cherish their grandmother’s quilt, a gift that you yourself made with commitment and love, will be cherished. Because there, a special connection is created with you and the recipient, who will use it on till he or she passes it off to someone else. There are so many opportunities for a quilted gift: weddings, a new baby, housewarming, birthdays, and graduations- any time you want to show someone you care with a handmade gift. Even if you are not a pro at it, there are enough and more material available to help a beginner. There are quilting frames for sale , various design patterns as well as other needed tools.
DIY designs for your home
Even if you are not intending to gift it, quilting will help you in designing your house as well. From table clothes to serviettes, or even to frame and hang on the wall, quilting offers a variety of methods in which you can express your talent. It doesn’t have to include any random design, but could actually be in memory of a special experience your family shared together or even in remembrance of a loved one. The creative opportunities are endless. Why waste money on expensive products to make your house prettier, use easy hand quilting designs to make your home unique.
Because quilting requires threading fine string through a small needle hole as intricate sewing motions, your hand-eye coordination can actually improve during your projects.