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Old 06-11-2013, 05:31 PM
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I have a quilt top that my mother made in 1963. I want to finish the quilt, but have not been able to decide what type of quilting should be done on a parasol ladies quilt. I can't post a picture of it for a few days, do not have enough home time to dig it out. the muslin that the parasol lady is appliqued on is very thin, so i know I will have to be very careful with it.
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Old 06-11-2013, 05:42 PM
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You may have to wait for that picture for an answer. My first thought was to do an echo of the ladies, second thought to "frame" the ladies, then I decided I really need to see the quilt first.
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Old 06-11-2013, 06:26 PM
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I'm assuming the parasol ladies are appliqued. I'd outline the applique and then do a cross hatch in the background. There are also a number of straight lines patterns you could use as well. Google quilting stencils and you will find a number of background stencils. You don't necessarily need to purchase the stencil, but it will give you ideas.
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Old 06-11-2013, 07:48 PM
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I just saw this on Pinterest and this is what I remember my mother had doing to hers.
I think Traditional Quilters would also be perfect.
http://pinterest.com/pin/262334747015328661/
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Old 06-11-2013, 11:09 PM
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Am I wrong but isn't there a picture of this quilt design on a finished quilt on this site?
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