Looking for a great way to personalize your quilts? Use your handwriting! There are a variety of ways you can use handwriting in quilting.
First, mark your quilts with evenly spaced lines (Chalk is my favorite marker) and stitch rows of cursive as a background fill. Stitch a song, poem, or recipe, or list the recipients favorite things.
Another way to personalize a quilt–tuck little messages in among the other quilting motifs. Tell the recipient “You, are the bees knees!” or “I’m over the moon for you!”
I love this technique. Not only does it add a personal note, it records YOUR handwriting.
YOUR family will cherish the quilt forever!
What about YOU?
Have YOU ever added a hidden message in a quilt?
What did you write?
We’d LOVE to hear!
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