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Why Quilting Is The New Hobby You Should Learn Now

July 21, 2020

There are times that we reach a point of exhaustion, and that is why we need something recreational to ease our minds and loosen up a bit. Hobbies play a significant role in alleviating our stress. It provides us with an outlet for inventiveness that gets our brains to function and improves our psychological well-being. Furthermore, there are many engaging and exciting hobbies out there, and quilting is one of them.

Did you know that Quilt originally comes from a Latin word “Culcita”, which means mattress or cushion? Quilting is the term used for a process of forming together a minimum of three layers of clothing either through sewing manually using a needle and thread, or mechanically by the usage of a sewing machine or utilizing an appropriate long-arm quilting device. 

Listed below are the reasons why learning quilting brings a sense of fun and also relaxation to us.

 It Is Entertaining And Engaging

 Any hobby is entertaining and fun to do so, that’s why it is called a ‘hobby,’ right? Of course, Quilting is not different from it. Imagine spending your time making a piece of artwork that you can display in your home, but you can use it to make you warm and give it to others as a gift. It also provides a sense of accomplishment as we create every art piece and makes our heart proud. Aside from that, Quilting also allows us to be social whenever we are encouraging others into Quilting.

 It Is Not Difficult To Learn

As we try to do it for the first time can be overwhelming. You do not know where to start. It may seem mind-boggling to stitch three fabric layers together, but you can do it as you put your mind into it. There is also some great website for quilters on the internet to find quilting tutorials or good finds for quilting materials. As we are already here, let me give you some tips on learning Quilting without sweat. 

     – Tackle it step by step.

     – Learn the basic

     – Choose a simple pattern for a beginner

     – Make sure to collect tools and materials completely

It Brings Sense Of Creativity

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In quilting, visualizing what you want to create is a good thing to start. You will exercise your artistic imagination by choosing your color scheme, the right fabric to use, and even the threads that you will need to sew the material will depend on your creativity. Making a good and slightly complicated pattern to your fabric will make it more aesthetic and appealing. 

All things considered, quilting can be a pleasant and satisfying experience for a variety of reasons. If you take the time to learn the right technique and make it piece by piece, you’ll end up with a beautiful finished product that you’ll be delighted to share with others. When doing so, you will see that Quilting is a rewarding activity to learn and the ability to have.

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Jamie Moses

Jamie Moses founded Artvoice in 1990

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