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Thread: Quilt In Progress! Need some opinions please

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    Question Quilt In Progress! Need some opinions please

    Hi, This is the quilt that I am working on. To say the least, it hasn't been a fun quilt to do. The pattern instructions were incorrect in several parts, and had to figure out and make my own adjustments for it to work. You will see that the center block is a cream color..In the original pattern, the center is suppose to be the dark floral also. I did make this mistake on my own. I'm wondering if anyone has any good ideas as to what to do with this center block. It is 16". I've thought abou appliquing something, then, even thought about appliquing a floral block over the cream...please help...
    Thanks for your time and thoughts.
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    applique is the answer embroidery is good as well either a floral or maybe a saying of some kind
    however it does look nice the way it is
    You have done a very nice job
    Gods Blessings
    Happy Quilting

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    I mentioned appliquing a floral block over the cream, i meant to say the floral fabric over the cream...sorry

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    I think if you punch up the quilting in that center block you don't need to embellish it in any other way. You did a fine job on this quilt! Congratulations. Look at it as a piece of art, not how much of a pain in the butt it was.
    Go forth and sew!

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    I agree with Orangeroom, the center of your star is just the place to showcase some beautiful quilting. I think a double feather wreath in that space would be simply exquisite. Light colors that read solid really show off the quilting!

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    I think a double feather wreath would be lovely. However, I will be quilting it on my sewing machine, and I fear that I would not be able to accomplish this. What do you think of this idea?.....Have a star drawn on the block, and do heavy quilting around it, so that the star stands out?..Do you think this would work, or do you think stippling would look better...still open for ideas..thanks

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    the center of the center block is a perfect (canvas) for beautiful quilting. you could simply find a quilting pattern you really like that compliments the quilt and use that in the center- it is beautiful- and quilting would only add to that
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    Quote Originally Posted by ckcowl View Post
    the center of the center block is a perfect (canvas) for beautiful quilting. you could simply find a quilting pattern you really like that compliments the quilt and use that in the center- it is beautiful- and quilting would only add to that
    I so agree!

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    You could put a square on point in the center, to make it look like a square in a square.

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