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Queen Size Quilt and Shams completed! Quilting Questions

Old 09-26-2018, 08:11 AM
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Default Queen Size Quilt and Shams completed! Quilting Questions

I had asked for advice on how to quilt this quilt in a previous post. Quilt is finished! I love the swirled quilt pattern in the white blocks. They mimic the swirls in the colored fabric so well. (71 of those squares!). I also wish I had the setting triangle quilt pattern in a larger size. It is a little small for the size of the triangles. I did SITD on the rails and 9 patch. I had some difficulty with the SITD. It is a large queen size quilt, and hard to support through my DSM. I did this on my kitchen table for extra support. I used a SITD foot. Maybe it would have been better and easier to use a walking foot? Also, I did the SITD first, and then hooped and quilted the white squares. Anyone have experience with the best order in which to quilt when using different quilting methods?

For the shams I used the same swirly quilt pattern in different sizes plus a little SITD. Wish I had added a flange to the envelope pillow shams to better frame the top and bottom of the star.

Overall, I am very happy with the quilt. It is going on our bed in my daughter's house.
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Old 09-26-2018, 08:40 AM
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Wow and on a dsm! pretty awesome.
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Old 09-26-2018, 09:02 AM
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Wow, your work is beautiful - I love this quilt and the quilting! I only have a dsm, I've never done such a big project. Impressive!
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Old 09-26-2018, 09:24 AM
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Beautiful work and great choice on the quilting.
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Old 09-26-2018, 09:48 AM
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great quilt... cheerful
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Old 09-26-2018, 10:15 AM
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The quilting turned out beautifully!
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Old 09-26-2018, 11:04 AM
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Beautiful quilt and quilting. BrendaK
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Old 09-26-2018, 11:39 AM
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It turned out great! I always use a walking foot when quilting in the ditch
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Old 09-26-2018, 01:35 PM
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Very nice and the quilting is fantastic. Can't believe you did the quilting on your kitchen table-wonderful work
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Old 09-26-2018, 02:22 PM
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Wonderful job on quilting.
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