Today I was able to finish this shirt quilt and move on to the next quilt in the queue. I love how the Baptist Fans turned out. My customer wanted to see the various fabrics quilted down evenly, since there were old pajama fabrics mixed in with wool fabrics. The seams were questionable and she wanted them to be camouflaged. I think this pantograph really got the job done.
To top it all off, it was one of those rare days when the bobbin and the top thread harmoniously meshed together all the way to the very end of the quilt. I was pretty surprised to see this:
This pretty quilt is up next, and I'm trying to decide which pantograph to use on it. I'd like to stay with a not-so-dense pattern. And I'd like to not have too much going on with the quilting design. I'm going to be using a shimmery variegated Madiera Polyneon thread:
Here are the pantograph contenders:
"Bird of Paradise"
I love "Dazzle" and would use it in a heartbeat. But the design seems rather large for the size of this quilt:
Do any of these inspire you?