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Monday, July 31, 2017

Basting and quilting...........

This little improv piece has been waiting to be finished for over 10 years.  I decided it might be a quick one to finish....and then as I was basting it I realized there would be a lot of decisions.  Do I leave the edges crooked, should I put binding or a facing, and what type of quilting did I want to do on it.  I went ahead and basted it anyway.
I knew I needed to ditch quilt along the seams before I would do any other quilting so I got all of that done last night.  Now I have to make all of those decisions.  If you have been a reader for awhile you might remember I asked "which way is up?" on this one and asked for votes in April 2016.  The majority of the votes went to #2.  See that post here.

7 comments:

DianeN said...

I still like #2 the best.

patty a. said...

This piece is so cool! Since there is so much going on with the piecing I would probably straighten the sides, but I am sure whatever you do it will be lovely!

Melinda Hirsch said...

Very cool piece. I'd vote for straight sides!

Linda Swanekamp said...

No matter what size it is, it is pretty awesome. It is so much fun.

Hedy Hahn said...

I think I'd like this piece to have wavy lines, both in quilting and on the sides.

Mystic Quilter said...

I would be inclined to leave it curvy - well that was my first thought! I held a card up against the edge of the quilt on the screen and then thought it would look good straightened up on the right. The centre piece reminds me of the vertebrae in the spine. I love it!

Quiltdivajulie said...

My 2 cents - wavy edges, facing, lots of organic linear quilting. Love this one.