Thread Sketching is a technique to use your sewing machine needle as a pencil to sketch designs onto fabric with thread. Unlike a thread painting, thread sketching is like an artist's sketch, a rough unfinished drawing mean to suggest a subject, but not a formal drawing of it.
Benefits of Thread Sketching
- Thread Sketching can add texture and detail to quilts
- Thread Sketching can add a layer of design to art quilts and collage.
Tools and Supplies for Thread Sketching
You'll need these items to begin Thread Sketching:
- Basic Sewing Supplies
- Sewing Maching
- Threads in a wide variety of colors, sizes and materials
What I Wish I Knew When I Started Thread Sketching
THREAD SKETCHING can be used with other quilting and embellishment techniques.