From OP: I used Coats and Clark cotton variegated quilting thread in colorway on teal batik. Using free motion quilting, quilt big circles leaving some space in between them. Fill in the empty spaces with more FMQ. This technique takes a LOT of thread.
Free Motion Quilting Tutorials each month.Learn to create beautiful FMQ Spirals with this tutorial, by Sarah Vedeler.Insights From SewCalGal: 2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge - November Tutorial, by Sarah Vedeler