Originally Posted by Arleners
Billie Lauder is famous for using this technique. I just googled her and got this link to a website with a lot of her videos. One of them is about Big Stitch quilting.
I love using the "big stitch" and have made a number of wholecloth quilts using stencils. It's much less stressful, who cares how many stitches to the inch if you're consistent, it looks great.