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quiltmaker101 12-01-2007 05:07 PM

That really is beautiful. I'm sure DIL's mother will cry when she gets it for her birthday!

She is going to be very fond of you and in your debt too!

bj 12-02-2007 10:25 AM

Thanks for the kind comments. I really did enjoy making it. She is such a nice person...and she seems to love my son! Although she lives in Europe (the Ukraine for now) I always try to go down when she comes in to visit the kids. We stay at the same hotel and hang out in the mornings until they're all up and around.

bj 12-06-2007 11:55 AM

I reposted this because I got to wondering if I should put some kind of quilting in the blue border. I mostly know how to straight stitch, so I didn't put any, but now I think maybe I should have.

Yvonne 12-06-2007 12:27 PM

I would quilt the border, since you asked. My latest border technique is to just stitch two or three straight lines in the border, around and around. It's simple and quick and it looks nice when your done. My other border quilting is to stitch heart shaped leaves on a vine all the way around. Do something simple. It's such a lovely quilt it doesn't need much.

PatriceJ 12-06-2007 03:16 PM

as yvonne suggested, or diagonal lines, or diamonds, or a very simple cable

vewy, vewy pwiddy :P

i'm particularly fond of quilts that play with light and shadow.

bj 12-06-2007 05:14 PM

Yeah. That's what drew me to this one. I saw one on Simply Quilts called Sunshine and Shadow. I liked it too. Kind of looked like a trip around the world, but only using 6 fabrics.

Diamonds 12-07-2007 01:05 AM

Originally Posted by Loretta
When you download this quilt and really look at it, it is amazing. You did a really beautiful job on such a difficult pattern. What is it called?

Your right.. It is a beautiful quilt but when I downloaded it was even more vibriant...

Excellent quilt...

fabricluvr 12-07-2007 06:02 AM

bj, that's beautiful! i love the 'woven' look and your choice of colors. i can see a little pucker in the border, so i think if it were me i'd probably quilt in there.

sewmuch 12-07-2007 06:37 AM

Oh, bj, thats absolutely gorgeous and you did a wonderful job on it. As
for the border, just the stitching as suggested, to hold it down. :lol: :-o

Rebecca Chambley 12-07-2007 07:27 AM

BJ: Do what you want, it's your quilt. But I think it's quiet beautiful as is. I downloaded it, and really looked at it, It's very pretty, color combos are great. Work is great, pattern is great, It's a real prize. Pat yourself on the back............

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