Wool batting – new sample

Another new sample, this time using 100% Tuscany Wool by Hobbs.  The fabric is silk Dupioni and the thread is Wonderfil Rayon, 40 weight.  I used a deep burgundy to quilt the feather and a color close to the background for background filling all in straight lines.  Everything was done with a free-motion foot and the feed dogs down.

Enjoy!

100% Tuscany Wool Batting with Silk Dupioni and 40-weight rayon thread
100% Tuscany Wool Batting with Silk Dupioni and 40-weight rayon thread
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Apologies about the colors.  The actual color of the silk is closer to the one in the last photo.  Difficult to photograph at night … but it gives you an idea of what the design looks like.

The wool allows the quilting to stand out and have more definition as the wool has quite a bit of loft, but it is very flat when quilted densely and tightly as in my sample above.  If you have never quilted with wool, give it a try; you’ll love it as it quilts beautifully.

Thanks for reading and keep quilting.

Ana

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