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What Are You Working On Now?   General Discussion

Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 128497 views.

I think your idea of quilting from the back is a really great idea. Your quilt is really coming along and hopefully you will be enjoying a finished quilt in the near future.

Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

From: Pirate (PIRATE_SR)

May-20

ditto what Ami said about your thought to quilt from the backing.   That's a great technique.  I've done it once with a poinsettia fabric and it looked fabulous from the front.

Going around the flowers on the backing would look terrific from the front, giving it texture but nothing so detailed that would get lost in the strips.

Mishii

From: Mishii

May-20

I like it a lot...it looks fantastic.

Quilting from the back is a great idea.  That is the perfect fabric for it!

5dogmom (CRISR5)

From: 5dogmom (CRISR5)

May-20

I can't find the seam in the backing fabric; it's gorgeous!  It will make a great quilting template, too.  It's all going to be so beautiful!

Cris in MT

 

Suze (casuzenn)

From: Suze (casuzenn)

May-20

chiming in to agree with the others...quilt around those flowers with the back topside!! that will look WONDERFUL!!

latterberry

From: latterberry

May-21

Well done, Judy!  Your back looks totally seamless.  And I agree that is it a great idea to quilt the flowers on the back.  It's raining here in Illinois, so you may have some coming your way and you can head downstairs.

That’s pretty! Sorry your shoulder told you to stop.

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

May-21

Perfect backing.  Did it come with the kit?  I like your Idea of quilting from the back.  With straight lines in the piecing of a quilt, I like contrast with rounded lines in the quilting.

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

May-21

The backing fabric is a Kaffe Fassett print and it was listed in the book as the choice for this quilt.  Kaffe does not leave anything to chance when he designs a quilt.  wink

I'm beginning to think that he selected the backing fabric first and then pulled the seventeen other fabrics for this quilt from his stock of bolts on the shelves in his studio. There is no blue on the sixteen registration dots on the backing fabric but all the other colors are there.

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

May-22

I made my Eclipse quilt that way by choosing the borders and the the fabrics for the blocks.  It works.

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