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yellowduckie
« on: October 04, 2007 11:43:04 AM »

I've been doing stitch in the ditch for my quilts, as well as cross-hatching, plus the decorative stitches on my machine, to secure the layers. 

I'd like to get into free motion.  I've been practicing different motifs on muslin sandwiches.  Flowers, stippling, etc.

What I wonder is there a place that talks about what kinds of motifs look best in different blocks.

For example, I'm doing the following right now:

http://www.quilterscache.com/C/CottonReelsBlock.html

I'm doing stitch in the ditch at the moment, but I'd like to do some free motion in the blocks.  Any ideas on what would look best? 

I'm sure after I do a few, I'll be able to see for myself, but for now it would be nice to get some direction in choosing.
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« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2008 05:47:45 PM »

I have a book called Quilting Makes The Quilt where she quilts identical quilts in five different ways to demonstrate. However, it does come down to taste in the end.
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« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2008 08:06:09 PM »

I'll have to look that one up

thanks
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