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Thread: Halloween twister border

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    Halloween twister border

    Just completed this project last night and now it's ready to be quilted. I'm undecided if I want to try to quilt it myself or send it out to be quilted. I've only done sid and it would not work well with the panel part. Would doing cross-hatching distract the panel? Is it better to send it out to have it quilted?
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    No thoughts about the quilting, but, the hanging is adorable!
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    It looks to me like you could do some outline stitching around things like the hats, pumpkin, etc. You could SID between the sections of the panel even if there isn't a real ditch.

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    i agree with lisa. barring that, i'd do a larger meander before i'd do a crosshatch.
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    It's so cute. Great job. Is the center a panel??
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    So very cute. Love it.
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    It looks really cute.

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    very cute........

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    Quote Originally Posted by buddy'smom View Post
    It's so cute. Great job. Is the center a panel??
    Yes, it's a panel

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    If it's a wall hanging, you don't need as much quilting as one that will be used and washed. I would quilt it myself. You can do it. If you don't do free motion, you can do wonders with a walking foot. I quilt all kinds of designs using my walking foot. Give it a try. You'll do just fine!!
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    Very cute, I would do a large stipple all over it. Just what I do.
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    Adorable!!! Thanks for sharing. Can't comment of the quilting tho.
    so many quilts to make, so little time.

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    Awesome, I made the table runner pattern that went with that fabric, love your wallhanging

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    WOOT WOOT Great job! Very spooktacular!
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    Love you border idea. I just bought a small Halloween panel and have been wondering what to do with it. Might have to borrow your idea. Thanks.

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    very cute........

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    Sew, sew cute!
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    No advice on the quilting. This is a very cute quilt, love the twister border.
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    I would use invisible thread in the panel and do cross-hatch quilting. That is a fun Halloween print.

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    How did you lay out the blocks to do the twister border?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trish View Post
    How did you lay out the blocks to do the twister border?
    I found a blog with step by step instructions: http://bobbidinkdesigns.blogspot.com...llhanging.html

    Hope that helps!

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    Man that is so cool. Have plans to do a panel Halloween, could you tell me how you originally laid out the border. I have done twister before but laid it out in pattern before cutting. Thanks!

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    So Totally cool...great job all around

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    Love it. The twister border is great.
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    very cute!!!!
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