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Old 09-24-2011, 12:36 PM
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I need to start quilting this quilt and I'm just stumped as to how to quilt it. I only can quilt in straight lines and usually stitch in the ditch. I thought of stitching 1/4" each side of the seem on the sashing to give it some interest but really don't know what to do about the block itself. I don't want it too busy and labor intensive. Any ideas?
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Old 09-24-2011, 12:41 PM
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I"d definitly stitch around the cat. body, other than that, no idea. It sure looks cute !
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Old 09-24-2011, 12:45 PM
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I agree with the above comment.
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Old 09-24-2011, 12:50 PM
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Very cute quilt. I always have problems as to what to quilt when I need to quilt so I don't have any advice!
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Old 09-24-2011, 12:51 PM
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I think I would outline the butterfly bodies, then do curved butterfly butterfly wings over the square blocks. Just the outline of butterfly wings.
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Think about what is the focal point in the blocks. Something in the square pieces that represent wings might highlight the motif.
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Old 09-24-2011, 01:14 PM
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I agree w/ PaperPrincess.
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Old 09-24-2011, 01:34 PM
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If you only want to SID, how about doing that around the outside edges of the butterfly wings? That would make them stand out a bit, then finish up by SID around the outside edges of the blocks? Work with what you're comfortable with, and have fun with it. Very cute blocks, BTW.
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Old 09-24-2011, 01:45 PM
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No suggestions about quilting just wanted to tell you that is a really cute quilt. Did you applique the bodies of the butterflies?
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Old 09-24-2011, 01:46 PM
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i would stitch around the body of the butterfly and around the wings... maybee 1/8 inch inside seam?
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