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Thread: Day & Night in Black & Pink

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    Day & Night in Black & Pink

    Here's another beauty from Doris. I do wish the pink fabric would have shown better in the pictures. It is a light pink, but much richer than the pictures show. This is a large (107 x 107) quilt. Doris and I chose Hobbs Poly batting to help keep the quilt weight down. Even though I custom quilted this top I was able to quilt from inside the left border all the way across the top to just inside the right border. I used pink thread throught the body of the quilt and was amazed that it did not over power the black fabric, as all I saw when the quilt was completed was the texture of the quilting (that's what I like to see-texture-not stitching) The outside border was quite large so I divided it up and quilted it in 2 passes. I could have used the pink thread to divide it, but since I quilted the top outside border first I used black thread to divide, thanking I would be using black thread on the black fabric. As I proceeded I decided if I used the pink thread I could quilt across the quilt without tying off. Hence the black thread is only used to divide the outside border on all four sides.
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    Neat quilting on a great quilt!
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    Beautiful quilt and quilting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    your quilting design is beautiful, so is the quilt!! wish the pink showed up more. I can see the pink thread though.

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    I could sit and look at the quilting all day long...like the back as much as the front...well, almost.

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    absolutely stunning!! I see on the back it looks like you worked in the squares on the front, first doing the zig zag in a corner, then a triangle, then another triangle, etc. You must have at least a mid-arm, this is a large quilt. You did a fabulous job on it all!!!

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    I love this pattern have made it twice but with 3 colors...Love how yours turned out and the quilting is excellent...might have to have a go at this pattern again with black and blue/purple....

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    I agree with all the above kudos! It looks like a labor of love and dedication. Quilting is so neat!

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    It's a beautiful quilt to start with and your quilting enhances it wonderfully! Great job by both of you!

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    Beautiful!
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    wow! look at all that quilting! great looking quilt!
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    You two are quite a pair. Make the most beautiful quilts and quilting!

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    Awesome quilt, I love what you made. Great quilting.

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    Holy moly--what a work of art.

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    What a beautiful quilt and quilting.

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    Beautiful quilt and the quilting is amazing!!!!!!!!!!
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    You two are quite a pair. Make the most beautiful quilts and quilting!

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    Beautiful! Fantastic quilting!

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    Impressive quilt and your use of back and forth lines in the quilting is perfect.

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    I love how dramatic this quilt is. Your quilting is a perfect complement to it.

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    Beautiful, I love both sides, just beautiful!!!!

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    just love the quilting

    nice

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    This quilt is gorgeous!

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    Fantastic quilt enhanced by great quilting!
    Wayne & Gabriele, the married quilters.

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    beautiful quilt

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