Prior to quilting your quilt, you will need a way to hold the layers together, so that they don't move. You can do this wilth large basting stitches, with safety pins or with a spray glue.
This design is quilted all over the quilt including any borders and can be either free hand or following a pantograph pattern.
There is never only one option with regards to a quilting design. So often, this is the part of the quilt-making process that people often find most difficult. hardly surprising when so many patchwork patterns simply say 'Quilt as desired'!
This is a medium sized stipple design all over the quilt top. It does not make reference to any design features, such as applique.
This is the most detailed and expressive of the options. You can quilt your quilt in a unique design suited specifically for it. This option includes all variable such as stitch in the ditch, ruler work, micro quilting and complex designs.