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Old 04-29-2017, 05:51 AM
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This is the top of a quilt I made for my granddaughter's high school graduation gift. I got the pattern for the pieced hearts online but made the piano key border out of the same fabrics I used in the hearts.
Haven't started quilting it yet. Was thinking about stitching in the ditch between the blocks to stabilize, then putting a stippling stitch around the outside of each heart. From there I have no clue. Maybe I can get some ideas?

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Old 04-29-2017, 06:20 AM
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sounds great to me. i love your colors, and you can never go wrong with hearts. I love everything about this quilt.
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Old 04-29-2017, 07:19 AM
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Cute top! Outline stitching the hearts and a background stipple or meander sounds good.
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Old 04-29-2017, 07:19 AM
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If it were me, I would put the stitching guide on my walking foot and do diagonal straight stitch about 1.5" maximum apart, one direction only edge to edge, it would give it a puffy look and be so pretty. I love your quilt.
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Old 04-29-2017, 10:21 AM
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i would outline the hearts with a large stipple in the white areas. then SITD the piano keys
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Old 04-29-2017, 10:21 AM
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I love hearts and your quilt is wonderful! All those hearts just shows how much you love your DGD who will treasure this quilt!
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Old 04-29-2017, 12:47 PM
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Beautiful quilt!!!
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Old 04-29-2017, 03:53 PM
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What a great quilt! I think your ideas on how to quilt it would look very good. Lucky granddaughter!!

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Old 04-29-2017, 04:01 PM
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Your graduating granddaughter is going to love that quilt. You did a very good job & I love the colors!
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Old 04-29-2017, 05:17 PM
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I love your quilt. Very nice work!
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