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A little or a lot? Or how much quilting for this quilt?

How much threadwork does this quilt need? A little? A medium amount? A lot? This question comes up frequently often saying something like, "I see all these quilts that are quilted to within an inch of life and I don't 'get it', 'like it', 'understand it'." or "I like quilts that are quilted this way… Continue reading A little or a lot? Or how much quilting for this quilt?

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A lot, or a little, how does this quilter decide on how much quilting

I've shared some about this quilt here and here and probably here. Someone asked about the density of quilting, determining how much quilting is enough. She's discovering that her quilts end up a little stiff. More than likely there are rules written somewhere, in a Quilting 101 type of book, written by a member of the… Continue reading A lot, or a little, how does this quilter decide on how much quilting