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fmq'ing--I like the swirls as the border quilting
longarm border quilting ideas | bold beginnings pattern pack 1 borders 30 border designs with corners ...
Ivory Spring blog - great FMQ tips, including this one for around applique shapes.
I like the "mid-century modern" vibe quilting. Martinas Puzzle Box Quilt Along, via Flickr.
I like the look of this...Quilt Back (wouldn't make a bad quilt FRONT either)
Green Fairy Quilts - The things you can do with beautiful thread and an active imagination!
This so beautiful! I need to try it some time.
pretty pretty quilting with applique! Green Fairy Quilting
quilt border ideas | Quilting ideas for applique borders
Love the rick rack border!
Border quilting by Terri Watson, Thread Tales Quiltworks via MQRecource.com
Celtic border quilting.
Amazing quilting! love the double bars lining the blocks and mimic-ed on the boarder
lovely quilting, not sure if i have the patience for this yet....