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How should I quilt this?...all ideas appreciated

How should I quilt this?...all ideas appreciated

Old 07-28-2012, 02:33 PM
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I am making this quilt for a wedding gift and need ideas for quilting it on a domestic sewing machine. I know how to do some free motion quilting ...need to keep it simple since it needs to be done in less than a month. If you have seen this same quilt finished elsewhere, please direct me to view it. Thanks so much.
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Old 07-28-2012, 02:54 PM
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​I think the first thing I would do would be SITD between the the star centers. That would stabilize the whole quilt with a large grid pattern. I would then do feathered wreaths in each of the large white squares. The top looks beautiful!
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Old 07-28-2012, 02:58 PM
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I also agree... some curved feathers would look great
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Old 07-28-2012, 03:11 PM
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I agree 100% with tartan, that is the way to go. If you don't feel comfortable enough to do feather wreaths a "pumpkin seed" flower would also look nice in those squares. It is easy to quilt it is 4 arcs and the bow of all the arcs meet in the middle. So an arc would take up one half of the square. When they are all quilted it forms 4 pumpkin seeds that meet in the middle.
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Old 07-28-2012, 04:42 PM
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What a pretty quilt you have made!

As suggested, SITD around the stars for your first step.
Then ... Being that it's a wedding gift ... in the white space, how about a heart?
Outline it and leave as is, or do echo quilting ... or outline and stipple outside the star.
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Old 07-28-2012, 05:21 PM
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Beautiful quilt! I only know how to SITD and diagonal lines, so I can't offer advice....but....beautiful quilt!!

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Wow!! what a beautiful quilt.
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Do you know the pattern name for the quilt? It is really nice. Love scrappy quilts.
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Very nice...I like to know the name of the pattern, too.
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Old 07-29-2012, 04:41 AM
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Another scrappy for me to drool over! Love it! I've seen this pattern before but don't know the name.
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