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Secret Quilting

on May 14, 2012 in Blog, blogging others, quilt, quilting | 3 comments

And I can probably show you the quilting from my current secret projects. This one above is a computer guided pantograph design, done by Evelyn. Get this, though, she first stitched in “ghost shapes” in the background of the quilt. Those ghost shapes are octagons in a slightly different color thread. She then went over the whole design with the continuous line pantograph quilting. Pretty neat idea, right?? I’ve never considered double quilting a project, but when you see the whole quilt top (much later) it will make great sense.

Since Evelyn does computer guided longarm work, she can make perfect circles on a quilt. I’m just beside myself happy with that. I love how it turned out on the finished project and highly recommend it to anyone who is just about fed up with circle rulers.

The above quilting is also done by Evelyn, on the computerized HandiQuilter. This pantograph was a more squared off design, similar to the quilting design used on another secret sewing quilt. The beautiful Pure Elements solid fabrics (above) and the Oval Elements fabrics (Below- quilt back) were generously provided by Art Gallery Fabrics. They are so great to work with.



  1. Love seeing sneaky peaks of secret quilting. I know whatever they are going to be part of is going to be amazing as always. And yeah, those computer generated circles are enough to make me want a computerized system.

    Beth of QHH

    May 14, 2012

  2. I know this is a very old post, but I have spent hours trying to locate the actual circles pantograph used by Evelyn in your secret quilt. Is there any way you can point me in the right direction, please? I haven’t even been able to see the final secret quilt either. Thanks!!!

    Firelei Jones

    May 1, 2016

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