Community Quilt 207

13 05 2015

This small scrappy quilt was full of very busy fabrics, many of which seemed quite old. So simple quilting was called for.

I started by stitching in the ditch around all the blocks, sashing strips, and borders. Then I free-motion stitched a simple elongated ‘U’ shape in each block, alternating side-to-side and up-and-down, creating a checkerboard effect.

I repeated the ‘U’ shape at a smaller scale in the borders.

(Click on a photo to view it larger)

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Threads used:

  • Top: Robison-Anton (40 wt, rayon, colour unknown [but a purple of some sort — possibly ‘Mulberry’, colour 2380, based on the colour chart I have])
  • Bottom: Fil-Tec Magna Glide Classic pre-wound bobbin (black)

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


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13 05 2015
treadlemusic

Your stitching choices are perfect!!!!!

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