LeeAnn

Courthouse steps sampler

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Here is a quilt that I pieced a couple years ago but waited until I had a longarm before quilting it. I used the RNS design boards and Hobbs heirloom wool batt. (I just love that stuff!)

Thanks for looking.

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LeeAnn Meduna

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LeeAnn,

Love this quilt, any traditional pattern speaks to my soul,

timeless classic's!!

I also LOVE wool batting, it should be in ALL quilts! ;)

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You did a GREAT job...and I have to agree, I love my R & S boards.....


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Oooh! This is very beautiful and such a nice visual effect with the baptist fan design. The muted colors play nicely together. And, I really love the sampler blocks in between the courthouse steps. Very very pretty. :)


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LeeAnn - this came out beautiuflly. I love fans on traditional quilts. You chose the perfect pattern.

So how do you like those RNS boards?


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Linda,

I really liked them. I did have a problem getting them to line up so they wouldn't overlap but I decided (on the second to last row) that my machine was butting against the quilt on the take up bar when at the bottom of the boards and so not letting the machine stitch as close to the previous row as it should. When I put a yardstick below the boards, thus moving them away from the back of the table, my machine didn't come close to the quilt on the take up bar. Much better. Learn by doing.

It was driving me crazy while I was quilting but it looked much better after I got it off the machine. Don't most mistakes?

And I only had 2 boards so had to leap frog them down the quilt as I was quilting. If you have 4 boards you wouldn't have to do this. I was going to say I was pretty cheap but I do have an expensive machine to quilt my quilts with!!! Oh well.


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Lee Ann,

I also think that wool batting is the way to go, just love how light it is and it quilts up so nicely! I love your quilt, the colors are wonderful and the quilting is just perfect for it! Great Job!

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Are all those sampler blocks different? I estimated 36, right? and they are just on the top center? Can't quite see how you did the borders--very nice arrangement. That's a huge project. And it is an heirloom! Beautiful.:D


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This is very, very beautiful, you did an excellent job on it. I also have used the wood batting and will use it in my quilts, but customer's seem to cringe at the price - some will use it on special quilts I'm sure.

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I love that quilt. So traditional. The baptist fan choice is perfect.

I checked out the RNS site and am going to order some of their boards. They seem to be more affordable than others that I have seen. Thanks for the info!


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WOW, Leann I love your quilt and the BF is perfect for your quilting design. I love the way the wool batting makes the design texture look. I am going to put wool batting on my list. I think you did a great job and I will have to check out the RNS site. Thanks for sharing.

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Beautiful quilt, I have a client top I am thinking about using the same board on. Had it out today trying to decide - decision made - I'm going to use it.


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