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pvquilts posted on Fri, Nov 22 2013 10:56 PM

A customer brought me a quilt to longarm. It is a Hawaiian Applique. Any suggestions on how I should quilt it. The appliques are large. Can I do a overall pantograph or what would you suggest

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Almost without exception, in The Hawaiian Quilt book I bought in Hawii last winter, the traditional quilts were stitched in the ditch around the elements and then echo quilted   You might put veins in leaves, basket weave stitching in a pineapple motife or define petals in flowers but the focus seems to be the design element. Hope this helps. 

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gini replied on Sat, Nov 23 2013 12:10 AM

Echo quilting 1/4 to1/2 inch apart compiments the appliqué onHawaiian quilts.

gini in north idaho

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