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Thread: WIP NY beauty, borders added

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    I got the borders on today and hung it so I could think about the quilting. My usual idea for a wide border is something like a feathered garland. I am wondering whether I should try quilting beauties in that border. Ideas? The 3 narrow borders, I think I'll SITD.

    Sorry, I can't get back far enough to shoot the whole thing in my tiny house. Also, the wide border is really an old gold.
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    Wow, that's gorgeous! Your border really offsets the center...I just love it! Feathers on the outer border and SITD on the inner ones sounds perfect. I love how Charismah quilted this one. Maybe it will give you ideas.

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    Gorgeous quilt!

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    Thanks for the suggestion. I always love looking at her work.

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    This is beautiful. I think your ideas on how to quilt will make it explode into life. Thank you for sharing.

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    What a beautiful quilt. I love feathers in a border. Whatever you do will be wonderful.

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    Beautiful, the border makes it stand out. Great Job!!

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    I love your quilt. I just saw one similar to it at my local quilt show this past weekend. What they did was, a line with a loop in it that went up each triangle and then back down with another loop in a slightly different spot. They used gold metallic thread on all of it. Hope this makes sense.
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    Beautiful Quilt!! Thanks for sharing.

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    ooohhh, gorgeous!

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