What quilting design to use

bonnie-wJuly 4, 2007

I have finally finished this top and started to stitch in the ditch quilting, but didn't like the way it looked. I got it about half done and ripped it all out. It took hours and hours, but it's all out. My question is: What other design could I use beside stitch in the ditch? When you quilt do you think of the design on the back of the quilt? Any ideas you might have would be greatly appreciated.



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Beautiful top! The colors remind me of the beach....how about some waves or swirls? What is your backing fabric?

Don't know if you're doing machine or hand quilting -- if machine, are you doing free motion? or ????

Probably not much help. lol

Kelly (Nebraska)

    Bookmark   July 5, 2007 at 8:34AM
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Bonnie, Pretty quilt! For quilting, I think some free motion loop-de-loop things following the yellow and blue might work.....someone who does a lot of quilting will know better than me. And, yes, I do try and think of how the back will look. Let us know what you decide and of course, we'll want a pic. @:)


    Bookmark   July 5, 2007 at 7:07PM
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Beautiful quilt top!!! My favorite colors!

    Bookmark   July 6, 2007 at 3:47PM
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I am sure I posted to this once already Bonnie where both Scraphappy and I suggested viny flowers or feathers in the yellow part. In fact, Scraphappy gave you specifics on doing the design.

Hope this helps.

    Bookmark   July 7, 2007 at 10:44AM
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