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Thread: Need Quilting help for Log Cabin top

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    Super Member margecam52's Avatar
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    Since you have a quilt robot...I'd Choose a pretty design for the white areas...feathers or a meandering flowering vine...and then a motif for the center in a matching design. The blue areas are not going to show quilting as much...so maybe a wavy ribbon around the dark blue area. A ribbon effect is easy to achieve..do a meandering line, and go back over it and cross over the curve in the meandering line at the same place of each curve...try doodling one. I have one that I did in my software..added a bow I found online to each corner...worked up nicely. Even ditch stitching would work in the darker area...especially to seperate the white from the prints. Extra work, but it's for your mom!

    Quote Originally Posted by Snooze2978 View Post
    Hello! I've been racking my brain trying to figure out what pattern(s) to use for this log cabin quilt top for my mother. Its 96 x 96 so not a small quilt by any means.....at least for me its the largest one I've made. My mother doesn't care what I put on it so she's no help to me. I've tried to find other log cabin quilts for ideas but still nothing is catching my eye. I have a robotic system which I use most all the time.........in fact all the time as I had an 18 inches machine and just got a new 26" Innova this past Tuesday. I still have lots of practice to do but that's all the fun of a new toy. I'll be getting the robotics installed on her in December so I won't be starting the log cabin till the new year. Any suggestions would be helpful. Here's a photo of it. Sorry if the photo is so large. Haven't posted much here to know how to do it correctly. It was so large I had to lay it on the driveway to photograph it back when I lived in Florida. I'm now in Iowa.


    Suz in Iowa
    Marge Campbell
    TL18LS/Qbot automated quilter

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    Super Member katesnanna's Avatar
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    Your quilt is awesome. As for the quilting I like what crazythread suggested. Have to admit I'm not into lots of heavy quilting but it would seem a shame to me to detract from your beautiful quilt

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    Super Member nstitches4u's Avatar
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    I wouldn't presume to advise you on the quilting, bur just want you to know that your quilt is beautiful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jan in VA View Post
    The quilts posted are just marvelous!
    But if you'd like to use a more traditional design, the Baptist Fan was commonly used on these quilts over 125 years ago.

    Jan in VA

    Shoot, wish the photo was larger.
    I too like the Baptist Fan the curve with all the straights. But I like the feathers also.

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