Echo Quilting from Different Directions
Echo quilting lines The concept of echo quilting is easy: Evenly spaced rows of quilting radiating out from the applique. But what do you do when quilting lines begin to merge between a center medallion and an outer border? Or in the center of a quilt that has a large open center? Or, when the shapes of the applique cause the lines to bump into each other? The principles are the same:
You want an equal number of quilting rows coming from each direction until the lines meet. You need to draw the lines in from each direction to find where they will meet before doing any quilting in that area. You do not control the shapes created by the intersecting lines, they will be what they will be. Here are the basics for how to make this happen:
If you click on the photo to the right we have a FREE 2 page instructions that will walk you thru the process we use.