Bonnie brought over this classic quilt top made from Kathleen Bissett's Magic Tile Pattern. This pattern was extremely popular a decade or two ago, and really stands the test of time as it makes into a very striking quilt.
It took my awhile to decide what quilting options to choose. At first, I hesitated to sew across the thin black sashing as it was so crisp I didn't want to muddy it up. I knew the two borders would allow some custom quilting to show, and wanted something dense enough in the center to balance that out. I felt stitching in the ditch beside the black only would leave the center feeling a little flat, so I opted for a simple pantograph called "Raindrops"for the center.
You can see the quilting on the Stonehenge backing Bonnie selected from me.
I did a simple feather with a curl in the turquoise outer border, and a new to me twist on my regular curls in the black border. I used a dark turquoise thread in the outer border and center and a charcoal grey on the black border.