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Thread: Shabby Chic OBW .... Tout Fini! :)

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    Very nice. Love the lace.

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    I don't know how I missed this one when you first posted it, it is spectactular . I don't normally look at at the soft florals but they are just gorgeous as a OBW, great job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by woody View Post
    I don't know how I missed this one when you first posted it, it is spectactular . I don't normally look at at the soft florals but they are just gorgeous as a OBW, great job.
    Thanks Woody ... I am SO not a prissy fussy pastel soft floral girly-girl quilter!
    Actually I think this is the first one of anys hape or size that I've made of this sort.
    Amazingly, I loved the fabric before I made it ... and still lover it now.
    I have it hanging in my office, to remind me that all things are possible
    ... along with this one ....
    http://www.quiltingboard.com/picture...ml#post5551403
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    Oh my heavens! Such a beautiful work. And it would appear that there are many many small pieces. My hat is off to you!
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    Stunning! I must try one of these soon.
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    OH, you pieced that beautifully... love the arrangement!
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    Hi Quilt E, your OBW turned out gorgeous! I can't see from the pics how you quilted it. I am asking because I have just finished piecing and sandwiching mine, and have not decided how to quilt. I am comfortable with FMQ but think an elaborate FMQ designs would be lost on this. Mine is the Floral Master fabric the group used. I thought about just doing SITD around each hexagon. If I do that I am not sure if I would use my walking foot or my FMQ foot. What did you do, and do you have any suggestions?

    Again, bravo on a beautiful job. Your quilt is so feminine.

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    Hi NickyLSF ... First of all, no credit on the quilting goes to me, rather my LAQ. We discussed it first and then went with an all over somewhat feathered design in a variegated thread. I looked for her expertise and guidance as to what would look best and as always, she nudged me in the right way! What I like is that it keeps the motion and not draw me to one particular spot or hex in the quilt.

    There was a thread just in the last day or two as to how to quilt OBWs and some good suggestions. I'll see if I can find it and will put the link here too. Plus, I'll see if I can get some better pics of the actual quilting to post for you to see.

    Do you have yours posted ... I'd love to see it.
    (and if you don't ... be sure to, and let me know the link!)
    THANKS!!!!!
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    I don't know if you can see the quilting any better here? or not?
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    QE - Your LAQ did an awesome job! You got a winner there! Give her an extra pat on the back!
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    Quote Originally Posted by dublb View Post
    QE - Your LAQ did an awesome job! You got a winner there! Give her an extra pat on the back!
    No to worry ... I praise her endlessly and she knows how much I appreciate her work!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltE View Post
    Hi NickyLSF ... First of all, no credit on the quilting goes to me, rather my LAQ. We discussed it first and then went with an all over somewhat feathered design in a variegated thread. I looked for her expertise and guidance as to what would look best and as always, she nudged me in the right way! What I like is that it keeps the motion and not draw me to one particular spot or hex in the quilt.

    There was a thread just in the last day or two as to how to quilt OBWs and some good suggestions. I'll see if I can find it and will put the link here too. Plus, I'll see if I can get some better pics of the actual quilting to post for you to see.

    Do you have yours posted ... I'd love to see it.
    (and if you don't ... be sure to, and let me know the link!)
    THANKS!!!!!
    Hi Quilt E, I posted it here: http://www.quiltingboard.com/picture...ml#post5556764 and also as a new thread in Photos today. I will look for the thread you mentioned about quilting OBW's. Thanks for your help!!

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    Very pretty!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nickylsf View Post
    Hi Quilt E, I posted it here: http://www.quiltingboard.com/picture...ml#post5556764 and also as a new thread in Photos today. I will look for the thread you mentioned about quilting OBW's. Thanks for your help!!
    Thanks! I already found your new thread and commented.
    Glad that someone found the other thread with ideas for you.
    There's a lot of good possibilities there, that from looking at your blog, I know they would not be a challenge for you!!

    Contrary to what some have said, IMHO there are some detailed quilting designs that can work very effectively with a OBW. I'm sure you'll come up with a great way to enhance your already wonderful quilt.
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    It is beautiful. I love the color and remember wen you first posted this. Love your finishing. This idea needs a tutorial.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ube quilting View Post
    It is beautiful. I love the color and remember wen you first posted this. Love your finishing. This idea needs a tutorial.
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    Thanks UBe ... while not an official tutorial, I gave a word description about the how to earlier in this thread. I did the prototype candlemat and then did some more fiddling when I went to do the quilt itself.
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    I'm not a big fan of OBW, but I absolutely love your lace border. I have made a few quilts with a flange in the border, but never thought of using lace in addition. The lace definitely added so much to your quilt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerbie View Post
    I'm not a big fan of OBW, but I absolutely love your lace border. I have made a few quilts with a flange in the border, but never thought of using lace in addition. The lace definitely added so much to your quilt.
    Thank you Gerbie ... I loved doing the individual OBW-hexies, everyone a surprise. I just thought it needed something more and decided to give it a try with the lace edge. Besides it added to the Shabby Chique effect. It took some thinking as to the "how to", and so, I did the small blue candlemat as a trial run. It all worked, and I was pleased with the results. I've never used the lace again, but there are lots of other quilts that it could add to a finish. Give it a try yourself, sometime!
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    So glad this was bumped ,,, stunning!

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    Wonderful and beautiful quilt. The fabric your chose for this project was perfect. I think it is a nice idea to use it on the back so that people who see your quilt can better understand the whole process. Your border choice is perfect. It has the look of battenberg lace and really makes a lovely border finish. Now, all that is left is to enjoy your beautiful quilt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by quilterpurpledog View Post
    Wonderful and beautiful quilt. The fabric your chose for this project was perfect. I think it is a nice idea to use it on the back so that people who see your quilt can better understand the whole process. Your border choice is perfect. It has the look of battenberg lace and really makes a lovely border finish. Now, all that is left is to enjoy your beautiful quilt.
    Such kind words, QuilterPurpleDog ... I agree, it's important to include some of the original fabric, just to see the differences it makes. I was lucky enough to have enough for the backing, with three seams, that I managed to get matched perfectly! Sadly, the quilt does not get used much because it is in the living room, but I do enjoy seeing it over the back of a chair. It's funny how some quilts, quilt-up with a nice poofy-quilty-snuggly feel to them. This is one that really has that feel!


    Thanks JLT37869 ... happy that you enjoyed seeing it!
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    lovely quilt
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    Have a great day and happy sewing !

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    That's amazing! It's absolutely beautiful! I got the one block wonder book. Now I really need to get going on a quilt. If my sensitivities will just calm down so I can get some good sleep, maybe I can finish the quilt I'm working on and one more Christmas gift and start on this!

    I love the border! It's perfect!
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    Quote Originally Posted by cashs_mom View Post
    That's amazing! It's absolutely beautiful! I got the one block wonder book. Now I really need to get going on a quilt. If my sensitivities will just calm down so I can get some good sleep, maybe I can finish the quilt I'm working on and one more Christmas gift and start on this!

    I love the border! It's perfect!
    ...... Yes!! It's about time that you made a OBW for YOU YOU YOU!!!
    Consider it your own Christmas present to yourself!
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    Lovely quilt.
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