and today while i was quilting this quilt, i remembered...
i have quilted many applique quilts and many times my customer
is reluctant to have me quilt over the applique,
fearing that somehow it would take away from the applique.
i'm here to tell you, do not fear my dear quilter, it will look fabulous!!!
there are just a couple things to keep in mind.
first, make sure that you use a neutral color
and second i always do a medium stipple and never a pattern.
i hope this eliminates some of your fear.
the second bit of randomness is more of a plea! as a teacher & a quilter this a doozy for me... please, please, please when doing your borders, ALWAYS measure through the center to get a correct measurement. you may not realize it, but by doing this you will eliminate this problem.
do you see the ripples?
(edited 3/11: i've had a couple questions about this and i've found a great link to help explain it better than i can...go here for a diagram and further details.)
ok...now that i've got that off my chest, i thought i'd share this easy project.