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How gorgeous are these?         Comin' Home: How to Do Boutis’ or French Quilting

This is an example of French quilting called Boutis. (Two layers of fabric without batting, design then stuffed with cotton yarn). Also known as Florentine or Italian quilting.

The French form of trapunto known as "boutis". Whole cloth, usually white and raised images. Delicately striking.

The French form of trapunto known as "boutis". Whole cloth, usually white and raised images. Good size for practice~play with thread?

Boutis Hubert Valeri - lovely cicada quilting pattern - something magical about this shape...

Boutis - Entrez dans l’univers du boutis avec Hubert Valeri, I am thinking of either a dragon fly or a scarab

Modèle de boutis alternatif, de la même série que ceux des trois chouettes de "Boutis de France". Technique de chgt de tissu en cours de sertissage.

Modèle de boutis alternatif, de la même série que ceux des trois chouettes de "Boutis de France". Technique de chgt de tissu en cours de sertissage.

Boutis

BusyBeeFree: This is Whole Cloth Quilting in a traditional pattern. One cannot 'glance' at Whole Cloth Quilting. One will find it necessary to slowly absorb the experience. It can be on par with taking in patchwork.