Friday, September 25, 2015

Always Ivy

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This is Julie’s Popsicle Sticks quilt and the pattern is by Atkinson’s Designs.    I had purchased a few new pantos this summer and was happy to see that Always Ivy looked perfect on this quilt top.  It has an even quilting density which I look for in a pattern and has a nice flow to the movement when quilting it out. Might not be a beginner panto though as you can easily quilt past the three leaves and go from swirl to swirl…ask me now I know!  I have a few pantos like that and I just have to focus more when I quilting them and check over each row before I advance them.  I can really ‘zone out’ when I quilt a panto and not realize I have missed part of a design or that my bobbin thread has ran out when I get to the end of the row.

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Always Ivy .0225

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The backing is a navy polka dot Minkie and batting Quilters Dream Blend.

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5 comments:

  1. Lovely colour combinations, and design, and quilting too, naturally, as that is the finish that makes it the best.

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  2. Yes, that is a nice panto. I had a question about whether or not you have issues and problems with the dark minky pulling through and showing up on the lighter fabrics on the top of the quilt??

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  3. The quilt is gorgeous! Great backing and quilting with those Bonnie and Camille fabrics.

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