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Thread: How do I quilt this?

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    Senior Member Prettiptibbs's Avatar
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    I just finished this quilt top and asking the talented and creative beings on this board for help in deciding how to quilt this. I am open to all ideas. The pattern is called Afternoon Delight by Grizzly Gulch and went together quickly but now I am stumped.

    Help!

    Thank you. :?

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    Just a meander would be nice. A panto all over would be nice too. Nice points and I love the colors together.

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    When I make a top that's all geometric shapes like yours is, I generally quilt it with curves/loops. It helps to soften it...I can't think of the word. :oops:

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    I love those fabrics! And you did a fabulous job putting it together...Sorry, I can't image any quilting pattern that wouldn't be pretty....

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    What sort of setup are you working with? Are you comfortable with FMQ? Do you want to experiment with more than STD? Domestic machine, mid-arm, or longarm?

    So many answers, none of them wrong. Think about how you envision the end, and how you can get there.


    I don't always reach the (envisioned) end game, but I learn so much on the way ;-)

    Yeah, I know. Not helpful, but it's true.

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    A nice meander would be great. I love the quilt.

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    Thank you all... I like the idea of all over meandering or loops. I read somewhere that this "softens the line" of the quilt. I will post the finished productfor you to see how your suggestions panned out. Thanks again !!!

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    Senior Member Prettiptibbs's Avatar
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    I have a long arm (HQ 16) which is good because this is a queen sized quilt and would be too bulky on my dsm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prettiptibbs
    Thank you all... I like the idea of all over meandering or loops. I read somewhere that this "softens the line" of the quilt. I will post the finished productfor you to see how your suggestions panned out. Thanks again !!!

    I am looking forward the finish. Nice top.

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    Very pretty!

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