Quilting the Sunset Dahlia for Bullington Gardens

The second Dahlia panel is finished, and the colors on this one are so vibrant!  The colorway is called Sunset.  I didn't have any threads to match the intense colors on this panel, so I went to Beginnings and purchased four Floriani embroidery threads in precisely matched colors. It was easy to find a good …

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Finishing the Dahlia Panel

The Dahlia panel quilt is finished, and now hanging up.  I did the back differently than usual as this wall hanging is too large for the quilt clips I have in the den.  I have a curtain rod with ring clips for hanging quilts in my sewing space, but for this one, I wanted to …

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Quilting the Dahlia Panel – Part 3

The quilting on this panel was a challenge in more ways than one.  When we left off here, the top section was done, and the machine was acting up.  Thanks to a lot of help from both the excellent tech guy at A1, Randy, and My Sweet Babboo, the machine is now humming along and …

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Quilting the Dahlia Panel – Part 2

Last week I began quilting the dahlia panel, putting different motifs in each petal.  I had hoped to be done with this by now, but the longarm machine had other plans.  Here is where we left off, with the top section nicely under way. On this petal, I planned a curved cross hatch with double …

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Beginning the Dahlia Panel Quilting

Since my block design motivation is taking a hiatus, I got out my dahlia panel in soft pastels, the Hoffman Dream Big Opal that I promised to show you.  I want to do this one for me.  It will be a practice piece for another one in the Sunset colorway to quilt for a Silent …

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