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    Old 05-18-2017, 01:30 AM
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    Many asked to see the finished quilt and here it is! It is the first time I'd done bias binding on the tight curve. Let's just say it was a bit challenging. And the first time using the continuous bias binding... had to follow those steps very closely. And, yet, I still messed up a little LOL. I often do SITD when there are smaller shapes. This time, I thought I'd try shadowing each side of the shape's seam. I started with just the one line on one side all over and the quilting didn't have any zing. As soon as I added the second quilting line... wow... made the whole thing pop! I was very pleased. I forgot to take a pic of the back... I took the 4 left over colors and sewed in 4 quadrants.

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    Old 05-18-2017, 01:35 AM
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    Turned out great.
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    Old 05-18-2017, 03:21 AM
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    Wow, I really love this!! The quilting really does make it stand out and the colors are so calming !! I have always wanted to try this and your have inspired me to give it a try!
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    Old 05-18-2017, 03:28 AM
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    Super. Love the quilting, will have to try that. Thanks for sharing. BrendaK
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    Old 05-18-2017, 03:44 AM
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    Great choice of colors and the quilting design really brings out a pleasing pattern. Well chosen and well done. Enjoy the new addition to your finished projects.
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    Old 05-18-2017, 04:05 AM
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    That is so pretty!
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    Old 05-18-2017, 04:26 AM
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    Love how it turned out. Your quilting really shows off the shape of the apple core.
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    Old 05-18-2017, 07:00 AM
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    You did a beautiful job on it. Such pretty colors. It looks elegant.
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    Old 05-18-2017, 07:04 AM
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    Very nice. I often do this type of quilting with a double needle. Makes a wiggly line on the back side, but so much faster than doing the seams twice.
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    Old 05-18-2017, 07:08 AM
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    Nicely done!
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