Community Quilt 59

3 02 2013

This quilt was already completed — the binding was on and some very basic ‘stitch in the ditch’ had been done around the large blocks. But the Community Quilt organiser thought I could add some ‘magic’ to it and lift it from mediocrity to something a bit more special.

I decided to quilt loopy feathers in each block — using soft green thread in the green blocks and a soft pink variegated thread in the pink and green blocks. All the large swathes (the big ‘X’) of feathers meet in the centre.

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Threads used:

  • Top: Fil-Tec Glide ‘Sea Foam’ (40 wt, trilobal polyester, colour #97494) and Fil-Tec Affinity ‘Mauve’ (40 wt, trilobal variegated polyester, colour #60149)
  • Bobbin: Wonderfil Deco-Bob (80 wt, colour DB 205)

Photos of all the Community Quilts I’ve quilted are here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rhondamadeit/sets/72157630291250200/


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3 02 2013
lisa

the quilting makes the quilt doesn’t it? lovely!

3 02 2013
treadlemusic

Your loopy feathers are so nice….fill the areas in a gentle way and allow the quilt to remain soft. Very “romantic” feel…..you definitely added the “next level”. Your quilting is gorgeous!!! You know I’m your biggest “fan”….Hugs, Doreen

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