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    Old 10-17-2009, 10:44 AM
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    A while ago I posted a picture of a Baltimore Album style quilt I've made and I'm considering having it machine quilted. I'm getting lazy in my old age and I would rather have it sooner then way later. I would appreciate your comments and possible quilting design

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    Old 10-17-2009, 10:47 AM
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    It's so, so pretty. Feathers always make a good quilting pattern.
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    Old 10-17-2009, 12:07 PM
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    It's beautiful! A lot of applique quilts have cross-hatching done so the applique is the show and not the quilting.

    Try going to webshots or photobucket and do a search for 'baltimore album quilts'. You'll find lots of beauties, I'm sure.
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    Old 10-17-2009, 07:00 PM
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    I love your quilt. I keep saying I'm going to make one, but they kinda scare me. That's a lot of applique. I have no suggestions for quilting it. I'm just sitting here admiring it.
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    Old 10-17-2009, 10:28 PM
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    maybe if you check other websites on the baltimore quilt you can see how there designed and quilted just a throught
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    Old 10-17-2009, 11:35 PM
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    It's really beautiful...I am sure whatever you choose it will look stunning.
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    Old 10-18-2009, 03:27 AM
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    Beautiful. Talk with someone that does a lot of machine quilting and they will tell you what might look best. I have tops machine quilted now due to "Arthur Itis" visiting so often and go in with my idea and she sometimes she suggests something else. It works well for me and love the finished work.
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    Old 10-21-2009, 02:41 AM
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    What a stunning piece of work... Do you really want it machine quilted after all your hand work??

    I started a Baltimore a few years ago but was not happy with border and took it off. Still have not sewn a new border... It is one of my UFO.... ciao have great day
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    Old 10-21-2009, 03:07 AM
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    Wow, that is really pretty. You did a wonderful job on the quilt. Sorry too new to quilting to give you any help, just wanted to say how beautiful your quilt is.

    Pam
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    Old 10-21-2009, 03:23 AM
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    No clue but it sure is pretty.
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