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Quilters!!!! Contemporary quilts

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Fio2 Thu 21-Apr-05 17:04:54

I am working on crazy patchwork quilt and then I am going to embelish it with embroidery. My lecturer thinks it is looking very contenporary and wants me to do contemporary stitching on it

I am a bit lost and looking for inspiration help

ks Thu 21-Apr-05 17:22:04

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ks Thu 21-Apr-05 17:23:52

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Fio2 Thu 21-Apr-05 17:31:22

thanks ks, and

my Mum thinks it is all very granny-fied until she sess what I have done, hehe

was sort of going for the 'ethnic' look on this one but it looks so modern, even with my batiks in it. So weird

Fio2 Thu 21-Apr-05 17:31:43

how are you btw?

ks Thu 21-Apr-05 17:56:12

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Fio2 Thu 21-Apr-05 18:07:31

I will show you, i have only just cut out and arranged and my lecturer ghas gone into overdrive


they say i am ambitious, how could that be

rome, you lucky get

ks Thu 21-Apr-05 18:17:56

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Fio2 Fri 22-Apr-05 11:43:30

come on quilters, help me

cluckychook Tue 03-May-05 16:26:39

You could do large stitches in colours that match or contrast with the quilt. Large feather stitches in a contrasting colour near or on where the patches join would look contemporary.

Also large chain stitches in the middle of a patch, perhaps picking up on the shape of a print in one of the patches.

moondog Tue 03-May-05 16:28:28

I'm not that talented I'm afraid.Can just about manage dead simple 'Little House on the Prairie' ones!!!

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