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Old 09-01-2018, 10:27 AM
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Please give me recommendations on how to quilt this quilt. Backing is a solid blue. I was thinking of SID on the diagonal but donít know if iíll Like it since the rectangles will not be stitched all the way around . Yesterday ekuw (sorry if I misspelled), posted a lovely D9P that she did straight stitching about an inch apart. Would that look ok.? Should I change direction as she did? Any help will be appreciated. c08883d0-d64c-4a1c-9e3f-c89ddc8bb444.jpeg
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Old 09-01-2018, 11:08 AM
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I like to use some kind of curves or feathers or wavy on a really straight stitched quilt. To me, when you start doing some straight stitching on a very dominant pattern like you have, sooner or later it becomes obvious that they don't line up with each other. There are many good pantograph patterns out there. Find one you think you like and use wht you can do of the design. Urban Elementz has more ideas than I can ever use. https://www.urbanelementz.com/quilti...raphs-e2e.html
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Old 09-01-2018, 11:19 AM
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Nice blue top! Straight lines would give it a modern look and would look good. I might do orange peel or continuous curves(using the seams as the grid) if I wanted a curvier look.
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I would do allover loopy meander.
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Old 09-01-2018, 11:47 AM
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I have always thought that straight lines just beg for lots of curves.
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Old 09-01-2018, 11:58 AM
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20180901_155325.jpgHow about simple waves like this. You could use your walking foot.You don't have to match them up.
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I loved the quilting on the quilt you reference to from the other day. It would great on your quilt.
What is your experience level?
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I mostly do FMQ like a large stipple.
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Old 09-01-2018, 04:38 PM
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If you want a modern, geometric feel you could do something like this (lines would be ľ inch apart):

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Since it's a fish and nautical print, you could mix the motifs all over...bubbles, fish, waves.
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