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Thread: How to machine quilt this one

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    Member Cinderella's Avatar
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    Have been reading your comments for some time now and have gotten so much helpful information....you are awesome!! I finally decided to ask for your help myself...I made this crazy quilt and am going to machine quilt it. My question will meandering look ok or should I use some type of design?

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    meandering will look awesome!

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    I think a meandering or loose stipple would be a fun way do deal with the crazy blocks.

    If I were doing it, I would use straight line quilting on the sashing -- probably 3 or 5 parallel lines in each sashing row, forming small squares in the intersections. It would make a nice contrast to the "free" and randomized blocks.

    Another idea you could try, depending on your comfort level in free motion quilting, would be to hide a doodled shape in each block, probably in the larger, center block area. So it would give it a little bit of an "I-spy" flavor -- find the flower shape, the fish, the house, the car, etc.

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    I agree--meandering would look great on that. Beautiful quilt.

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    I like the idea of a little shape in each block, and you could also use a border design in the sashing, quilting it separately from the blocks. How wide is the sashing?

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    i agree meandreing or try some type of freemotion that would look realy good too

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    Thanks! My DH thought meandering would look best but wanted some other opinions...thought of putting something in the center blocks but wasn't sure what but RST had some great ideas! The sashing is 2 1/2".

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    I'm not good with FMQ but had to tell you how awesome your quilt is!! :D

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    Gorgeous quilt!

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    I can't answer this one but LOVE the quilt :!:

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