8.30.2016

Applique Flowers - Custom Machine Quilting by Natalia Bonner

Martine made this fun applique quilt and sent it to me for some custom machine quilting. The quilt was actually made from a double gauze fabric with cotton flowers applique'd onto it.

Because it was made with the double gauze fabric I knew that I needed to use a really soft batting to keep the quilt soft. So Martine and I decided that Quilters Dream Wool would be the perfect fit for this quilt.




If you know me well you know that I love the extra texture that you can add to a quilt by using wool batting, specifically the Quilters Dream Wool batting.

I machine quilted one of my favorite background fillers, the swirl feather in the all of the background. (I teach step-by-step how to quilt this pattern in my book; Next Steps in Machine Quilting.) Then I machine quilted an echo in each flower petal with a swirl in the center of each of the applique centers. 

I really love how it turned out! Thanks for letting me machine quilt this beautiful quilt Kathy!

I used Quilters Dream Batting and So Fine! thread by Superior Threads.

Click here for more information about having me machine quilt for you. 

My machine quilting is done on a Gammill Premier Stitch Regulated Long-Arm Machine.

For more machine quilting tips and tricks check out my books; Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting Next Steps in Machine Quilting and Visual Guide to Machine Quilting Feathers.

4 comments:

  1. Another cute quilted top and love the applique flowers. Sure looks very soft and snuggly.

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  2. Simply beautiful! I love your work!

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    1. I just love seeing the things you quilt. It so fun to try and figure out how a quilting pattern was sewn. I'm curious how you quilted this without a lot of stopping and starting. What was your path on the flowers?

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  3. Está quedando hermosísimo! Me encantan los colores que escogiste

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