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vendredi 5 avril 2019

A - Z : E = Embellishment, Embellissement

Embellir un quilt signifie attacher des éléments, textiles et non-textiles, sur le top. C'est une façon d'ajouter une autre couche de texture, de la dimension et de l’intérêt à un projet.
Embellishing a quilt means adding elements, both fabric and non-fabric, to the surface of a quilt. It is a way for quilters to add another layer of texture, dimension and interest to a piece.

Presque tout peut servir à embellir un quilt, et voici une liste de ce qui est le plus souvent utilisé :
Almost anything can be used as a quilt embellishment, but here is a list of some of the more common ones used:

Boutons
Buttons


photo Tami Levin

Perles
Beads


Perles / Beads

Charmes
Charms


photo Chris Tait

Dentelle
Lace


photo Claudia Mitchell

Tissu en relief
Dimensional fabric


Origami

Ruban
Ribbon


photo Karen Cattoire


Broderie décorative
Decorative hand stitching


Crazy

8 commentaires:

  1. I like the beads and the charms on the quilt. I never thought to use them but it looks beautiful. I learnt how to make pinwheels once to attach to pillow cushions. Don't ask me how to make them again, I forgot. I came earlier but you didn't have your post up yet. Ya, I was up early today :) Have a great day!

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  2. Hi Frederique! Oh, I love those buttons and even more, the beads. I've never really embellished a quilt other than with pieces of fabric for a baby to pull and chew on. What a fun post! ~smile~ Roseanne

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  3. All of your examples look so beautiful.

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  4. Something quilting and knitting have in common...

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  5. j'aime beaucoup embellir un patch,je vois ainsi les différentes possibilités
    Passe un bon week end

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  6. Thank you for reminding me to embellish! Sequins, beads, embroidery stitching and silk ribbon flowers I have used in the past too, but only in crazy quilting. I must try embellishing decorative quilts more. I had forgotten about it!

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  7. Wow! What a lot of gorgeous ideas! That beadwork is especially wonderful!

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  8. What an interesting post. Thank you for linking up to the Peacock Party.

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