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Thread: quilting a Dahlia pattern

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    Junior Member Patricia14's Avatar
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    Hello,

    I just finished a Dahlia and I'd like to know if there is a traditionnal way to quilt it. I already quilted every petal, and now I don't know how or what to do around.

    If you have any ideas, I'll be grateful !

    Have a nice day!

    Patricia

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    Super Member quilterella's Avatar
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    That is beautiful. Nice work. As to finish quilting it, I've seen where they have cross hatched it from the petals outward sorta arched and I've seen just radiating lines from the petal points. I'm sure whatever you choose will be beautiful.

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    Junior Member Patricia14's Avatar
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    Thank you! I thought about cross hatched but right lines not arched????

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    I am not much help with suggestions on the rest of the quilting, sorry. I just want to say how I love your Dahlia! I am always drawn to them and am planning one someday. Please show is what you decide....

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    I love your Dahalia. It is so beautiful. I might try some feathery stuff around it.

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    Absolutely beautiful quilt!

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    That is a beautiful quilt!

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    Here is a link to a great stencil for the dahlia

    http://www.frommarti.com/mm5/merchan..._Code=A_Dahlia

    I think you can do this without the stencil easily.

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    i like the arched radiating lines idea. beautiful quilt.

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    Beautiful! I would continue the line of the dahlia out to the edge. It will be crossed when you do both directions. Does that make sense... lol :roll:

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