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Need suggestions for quilting this wall hanging

Old 02-20-2012, 04:58 AM
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and I hope I can get the pic uploaded. I'm quite new to quilting and at this point have mostly done stitch-in-the-ditch and some straight line quilting. This piece started out to be a sewing caddy to go under my machine, with pockets for my tools done in a solid fabric. Once I got it sandwiched, though, it just seemed too pretty to use for that and I decided to make it a small wall hanging. I don't want the quilting to detract from the images on the fabric, so I don't know if I should just stick to a straight line design. img00146-20120220-0747.jpg
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:05 AM
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A simple meander or stippling going around the images and words would make them stand out.
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Old 02-20-2012, 05:29 AM
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Straight stitch around the windows with invisible thread?
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Old 02-20-2012, 06:18 AM
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I think I might stitch down the blue lines at regular intervals and outline stitch around the objects as you come to them. If you are ready to try FMQ, a simple meandering over the top would look good too.
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Thanks! I'm going to try a couple of things and see how it turns out!
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Old 02-20-2012, 11:04 AM
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I don't know about quilting. my first thought would be to outline oictires & words.

Love love your fabric. Almost could be my life storey. When I was in high school, I worked in a bakery for a while, I'm a retired florist(39Years), Now I quilt. If you have any extra I would love to purchase it.

Have fun with yopuyr quilt
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I'm big on straight stitching. I hand-qullt, and straight stitching is much easier, BUT I also don't want meandering or fancy scrolls detracting from the fabric or design.

Your fabric tells a story. I would straight stitch it. Probably 3" or 4" squares.
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Old 02-20-2012, 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Cybrarian View Post
A simple meander or stippling going around the images and words would make them stand out.
I agree with Cybrarian. I'd do a simple meander.
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