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#773672 - 07/17/12 11:11 PM quilting a french braid
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Hi all I am about to start machine quilting a bright french braid quilt with some butterflies appliqued on it and charcoal butterfly print on the boarders ......and I have no idea how I am going to do it i.e. style etc. anyone have some ideas I could use please Cheers Gammy = Deb

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#773858 - 07/18/12 11:19 PM Re: quilting a french braid [Re: gammy]
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Hi Gammy, good to hear from you. I've never made the French Braid pattern, but I've always admired it. I hope some of the other readers will be able to help you.
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#774086 - 07/20/12 11:14 AM Re: quilting a french braid [Re: gammy]
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Gammy, I have seen this pattern several times but never knew the name of it. Thanks for enlightening me.

I think I would carry through on the butterfly theme and quilt a border design with butterflies and/or flowers down each column. Or, if I decided to go an easier route I would simply make some oval shapes down each column. Either way, I would maintain the column design of the pattern.

Hope this helps. Good luck with your quilting. If you could post a picture when you are done, I would love to see it.

Hope this helps.



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