Do you ever get stuck for a quilting idea?

Posted by Ruth on 15 May 2018 | 1 Comments

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Do you ever get stuck for an idea to quilt a background or border? Usually, you just need a little quilting to hold the layers together, or reduce some bulkiness. Simply following the fabric lines or design often works very well.

I decided to do this on the background of my seahorse this week. It had such decorative lines that I wanted to capture them.

seahorse background quilting

quilting in the lines of the fabric

After I'd finished, it seemed like there wasn't enough so I decided to add a few more using a similar design.

seahorse quilted

This is not the first time I've used this technique. Last year I used the same idea on the border of Sunflower Bouquet.

Sunflower Bouquet

Sunflower Bouquet

sunflower bouquet border quilting

border quilting

And Anita used it recently in her quilt Wading Heron.Wading Heron sunset

So next time you are stuck for a quilting idea, perhaps this will work for you.

Happy Quilting!

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  • Big idea! I had never thought of that! Loved it!

    Posted by Mary Del Campo R Pereira, 30/05/2018 6:02pm (3 months ago)

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