on my longarm….

This quilt was made by Alison as a special gift for her daughter. She gave it to me to quilt for her, and I must say I was initially a little daunted at the prospect.
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Each of the blocks was different, and each had little pockets or flaps or little bits here and there that weren’t all sewn down- giving a sort-of 3D effect. Alison wanted the quilting to be all around those features and not to go across any openings.
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I therefore had to quilt each block with its own design, while still replicating some design features to give unity throughout the quilt.
This design was put in the centre areas between all the blocks….
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Some blocks had feathers and some had corner leaves…
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I used a plum-coloured thread throughout which blended in with this border fabric (looks a little ‘pinker’ in this photo), and quilted this design around the border…
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A challenge is good for you they say, and I did come out the other end in one piece! Thank you Alison for the chance to quilt your masterpiece!
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