3.20.2014

Bird of Paradise Quilt

This week I spent a few days machine quilting this amazing Bird of Paradise quilt, made by Donna! The entire time while I was quilting this quilt I was just amazed. I do not have the patience to hand applique so to me this is truly amazing!
When deciding how I wanted to machine quilt this amazing quilt I decided to go with a microstipple as a background filler, outlining all of the applique.
I felt as if there is so much to look at with the gorgeous applique that I didn't need to make the machine quilting take away from her beautiful work.

It's such a gorgeous quilt.
A few months back I machine quilted another one of these amazing quilts for Marilyn, when I shared the pictures of her quilt I shared the story behind the quilt pattern, you can read about that here.

Have a great day!

4 comments:

  1. Wow...so much tiny quilting...great quilt, great quilting...gives me eye strain just thinking about it!

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  2. ohmygosh. Well, first of all, that quilt is to die for! Great choice with the micro-stippling...doesn't detract at all and adds dimension. I bet it took forever, though! Wonderful, Natalia!

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  3. Wonderful!! I do hand applique and I appreciate the time it takes to finish something so intricate. This quilt is truly a work of heart and art. Please tell the maker thank you for helping to keep the art of hand applique alive. And the quilting is a great choice too! :)

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