Community Quilt 227

7 09 2015

This was almost a whole-cloth quilt! I starting by stitching in the ditch around the lovely applique, then measured out an created a border with a quarter-inch echo around it, and another similar border further out. This framed the applique and gave me a defined area in which to quilt. I use McTavishing inside this fake border area and left the borders free of stitching.

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Threads used:

  • Top: Rasant (40 wt, cotton, colour 0861) for the stitch in the ditch; Fil-Tec Glide ‘Cream’ (40 wt, trilobal polyester, colour 20001) for the McTavishing and the border lines
  • Bottom: Fil-Tec Magna Glide Classic pre-wound bobbin (light tan)

 


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