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Custom pebbles and curved crosshatching

This lovely quilt includes one of my favourite colours - teal blue, and was made by my customer Elizabeth.  She asked me to custom quilt it for her and with teh contrasts in colours this worked better than an allover on this occasion I feel.

She wanted it to have a fairly modern feel to it, so no feathers for this one...  so after some discussion with Elizabeth and her husband, I have quilted it with pebbles, curved crosshatching, and back and forth lines in the star blocks...  and some bead board in the outer borders, and also some straight line quilting in the sashings filled in with pebbles in a channel...  I think it has turned out great...  I love the back too and as I use the same colours in the bobbin as when I change out the colours in the top, the back has a multi coloured effect.



4 Comments to Custom pebbles and curved crosshatching:

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Kay Bell on 21 June 2013 16:57
Very nice....bet Elizabeth loved it!
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Nicola on 21 June 2013 19:39
WOW!!! This looks fabulous Janette - absolutely fabulous!
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Janette on 21 June 2013 19:50
Thanks... I was really pleased with it - those pebbles take some time though....
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Laila Skauge on 28 July 2013 13:02
Beautiful quilting! It looks so great!
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