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Tis The Season Custom Longarm Quilting

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This is my friend Bernie's beautiful quilt she created in the hoop with embroidery designs by Claudias Creations.   The pattern is called 'Tis the Season.   I love this quilt!










 It had stabilizer and was embroidered over 2 layers of fabrics plus all the threads making this piece very stiff.   I used  2 layers of batting, QD Puff  over a layer of QD white poly select.   I wasn't sure if we would get dimension even using 2 battings but to my surprise it quilted up beautifully.   I chose Puff because it is white compared to my wool and because I have heard it does not hold a crease.  This wallhanging will be stored approximately 10 months every year.   I am interested to find out how true that claim is.   I found a lovely version of thi sonline,  quilted by Karen Marchetti  that I thought had good symmetry that I based my quilting on.  Of course I did not even try to quilt her standard background fill with the tiny squared off fan blades!  I find it so helpful sometimes to see…