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Quilting on appliqué or embroidery blocks

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I have a Millie with Quilt Path.  I’ve got both appliqué and embroidery blocks that need quilting.  I’d like to know how others do the quilting.  Do you just quilt over the top of the design, or is there a way to quilt the blocks without going through the appliqué or embroidery designs?

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I've actually done it both ways.  I quilted over my embroidery blocks however went a little slower when hitting those spots.   The first time I did this, I stopped quilting at the embroidery, tied off and started again after it - a lot of work.   On the next quilt I just quilted over them and I actually liked it better.  I think it's important to pick out the right color of thread as that can make all the difference.    I think it will be personal preference.


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I, personally, don’t quilt over appliqué. This means that there is some starts and stops to deal with. 

If you are wanting to use your quilt path, then you might want to choose a more open design that wouldn’t distract from the appliqué 


Laura

 

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I dont quilt over Applique' either...however, i've quilted over the embroidery blocks and it really doesnt affect the embroidery at alll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Everyone's afraid to quilt over it, but as long as it's white or off white thread...you will be ok.  I dont know if someone embroidered on black fabric, to use black thread over the embroidery, but....that's yet to be seen or tried....


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