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UFO baby quilt turned into couch throw

Old 07-31-2020, 03:14 AM
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I'd made a few baby quilt tops, but no one in my family is adding to our extensive family tree. So, I just started adding extra borders to an unfinished top. Then I read here about "serpentine" stitching in the ditch rather than straight stitching. ..idea! I did that first, then quilted each border according to the fabric pattern. On the multi-colored striped fabric, I had quilted about every 3-4 inches, then read about "matchstick" quilting, so I went back and quilted on each stripe! Feeling really brave, I FMQed around the flowers border using metalic thread. I truly enjoyed practicing my new quilting skills this week. Thanks to QB.
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You have done a beautiful job with your quilting . I especially love how you quilted around the flowers and then the curves on the pebbles. Beautiful throw. This one will keep the toes warm on a cold night.
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Cute top!👍
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Old 07-31-2020, 04:53 AM
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That turned out great! I'm sure a baby would have loved it, but I'm equally sure someone watching TV on a chilly evening will too!
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Nice quilt!
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Old 07-31-2020, 05:22 AM
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Nice job, your quilting is perfect for your quilt design.
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What great fabric to practice FMQing on. I do the same on kid panels. It really teaches control. Thanks for sharing your lovely makeover.........perfect for snuggling.
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Great job on your quilting!
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Originally Posted by aashley333 View Post
I'd made a few baby quilt tops, but no one in my family is adding to our extensive family tree. So, I just started adding extra borders to an unfinished top. Then I read here about "serpentine" stitching in the ditch rather than straight stitching. ..idea! I did that first, then quilted each border according to the fabric pattern. On the multi-colored striped fabric, I had quilted about every 3-4 inches, then read about "matchstick" quilting, so I went back and quilted on each stripe! Feeling really brave, I FMQed around the flowers border using metalic thread. I truly enjoyed practicing my new quilting skills this week. Thanks to QB.

What is "matchstick" quilting and can anyone identify what stitching is used in the pebbles?
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