Turning the YouTube play button logo into a quilt, using the foundation paper piecing method. Start to finish, this video shows the process of one of my sewing projects.
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Making a handmade quilt is a form of sewing that requires patience, precision, and lots of time.
Being both a modern quilter and a YouTube creator, I was inspired to make a quilt that incorporated both the YouTube Play Button and my Sewing Report channel logo.
Using my computer, I blew up the logos and printed them each out on 6 sheets of paper and glued them together.
For the YouTube play button logo, I used a quilt piecing technique called foundation paper piecing. With the Sewing Report logo, I used another technique – raw edge applique with Heat n Bond.
Free motion quilting was utilized to quilt the front/backing, then I hand bound the binding around the edges. The logos were hand sewn onto the quilt using a ladder stitch.
I did find that batik fabric is more challenging to quilt, so I used microtex needles and silicone spray – which I sprayed on both the fabric AND directly onto the spool of thread – which I switched to a finer polyester. This was definitely more effective.
Now this modern quilt hangs in my sewing room to enjoy and pay tribute to my love of both sewing and YouTube.
Heat’n Bond Lite Iron-on Adhesive 17-Inch by 5-1/4-Yard
Elmer’s Liquid School Glue, Washable
Instant Adhesive Refilling/Point of Use Polyethylene Bottle (Pack of 6)
Quilter’s Touch Machingers Gloves, Small/Medium
Free Motion Supreme Slider Quilting Notions
Sullivans 946 Silicone Spray for Sewing
Microtex Sharp Machine Needles-Size 10/70 5/Pkg
Microtex Sharp Machine Needles-Size 14/90 5/Pkg
Clover No. 3-9 Gold Eye Embroidery Needles, Pack of 16
Panasonic NI-WL600 Cordless Multi-Directional Iron, Stainless Steel Soleplate, Silver/Black
Me + You / 4 Dotty Texture in Iron Gate / Hoffman Fabrics
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