Community Quilt 135

13 04 2014

I loved the colours in this quilt! And as soon as I pulled it out of the bag, the cream centre just screamed ‘McTavishing!’ to me, so that’s what I did. I also stitched around the main parts of the appliqued flowers in the centre to make them ‘pop’ even more.

I left the dark green borders unquilted, and did my quick and easy cathedral windows motif in the checkerboard borders using a variegated orange/copper/pink/ginger/peach rayon thread.

I was really pleased with how this quilt looked after I’d quilted it.

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Threads used:

  • Top: Fil-Tec Glide ‘Cream’ (40 wt, trilobal polyester, colour 20001) and Wonderfil Mirage (30 wt, rayon, colour SD31)
  • Bottom: Fil-Tec Glide pre-wound bobbin (white)

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


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4 responses

13 04 2014
treadlemusic

Absolutely gorgeous……..the cathedral windows and all-over heavy echoing is what this quilt called out for……..and you listened beautifully!!!! LOL!

13 04 2014
Rhonda

Thanks Doreen! I had fun doing this one.

13 04 2014
treadlemusic

I have no doubt!!! I love it when one like this comes along!!!! You did it proud!!!!

13 04 2014
Dawn C.

Wow – impressive quilting & someone did beautiful applique and piecing. I’m trying to learn the language of quilts- been waiting for one to speak to me for months now! Ha – how happy I will be when the quilt starts to “scream”.

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