This was a big, pretty quilt. All those soft pastels that matched perfectly, even though when you look closely at the fabrics, you’d wonder how checks and florals and other patterns would go together. But they did.
I quilted this with a variegated pastels cotton thread (and generated a LOT of lint in the process).
My initial thought was to do square and round spirals in alternating blocks, but I ended up doing something more rounded — a variation on the ‘open headband’ motif with flower shapes around each inner arc. I stitched in the ditch around all the blocks first.
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- Top: Fil-Tec ‘Harmony’ (40 wt cotton; ‘Spring’ colour 14062)
- Bottom: Fil-Tec Magna Glide pre-wound bobbin (white)
Photos of all the Community Quilts I’ve quilted are here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/rhondamadeit/sets/72157630291250200/