Friday, 16 September 2011

Candlewick Embroidery

Another gorgeous quilt from Janet Sansom. She designed the embroideries to look like Candlewicking.

I divided the border with diagonal lines, quilting feathers inside, and straight lines at the edge, which I think made it look more interesting.


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16 comments:

  1. Just gorgeous!! Oh, gosh, haven't done candlewicking since my youth - a 4-H project.

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  2. Just beautiful...I love Candlewicking..your quilting is amazing as always..
    Julia ♥

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  3. I am always amazed at the beautiful quilts that your customers are creating. The embroidery and colors of this quilt are beautiful. I really like how you added interest to the border, very creative.

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  4. Beautiful, beautiful quilting! It really compliments that lovely quilt.

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  5. beautiful quilt and quilting-great border idea, I may try that one of these days....

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  6. This is a beautiful quilt and I absolutely love candlewick embroidery. Happy stitching.

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  7. Janet's embroidery designs are beautiful and she brings them to the right quilter to make them shine!!

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  8. Love the quilting in the border!! Just beautiful!

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  9. Amazing work! I love candlewicking and you did a fabulous job with the embroidery.

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  10. I love the quilting in the border the straight lines with the feathers are really neat!

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  11. wow, your quilting really sets that quilt off wonderfully. I love what you did in the border. I'm going to have give that a try. You are so filled with great ideas!!

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  12. Simply stunning. You're an amazing quilter, thanks for sharing and inspiring us!

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  13. Beautiful quilting, as always, Desley!! Your border design is very cool. Whoop whoop!!

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  14. I was thinking about making my sister a quilt she is about to have a baby and some body suggested candle wicking and I was thinking hot air balloons looked cute but I am a first time quilt maker what do you think and I was wondering if someone has a pattern thank you Karen

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