Tonight, the free-motion quilting went more easily than ever before. Like it finally just clicked! It takes concentration and I know I will improve with more practice. For a long time, I felt like I couldn’t finish my quilt tops because of concern that I wouldn’t be happy with the quality of the machine quilting I could do. I’m not ready to enter contests, but … Continue reading Finally getting the hang of free motion quilting!
I always say that quilt projects will wait for you, and this one really proves it. I started piecing this quilt in March 2012, and just finished sewing on the binding now, October 19, 2018. I’m gaining more confidence in machine quilting my quilts, and hoping to finish several more quilt tops that got stuck in my UFO (unfinished object) pile. View on Instagram https://ift.tt/2NP5VF9 Continue reading Finally finished! Warm color crazy-patch quilt
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I really hate marking my quilt-tops for quilting. I’ve used washable markers, and it works, but every time I do it, I hate the feeling that drawing on the quilt gives me. Like I’m ruining it. By the time I’m done quilting and can wash out the marks, I have a bad feeling that all the work will be wasted if the marks don’t come … Continue reading Quilting with Freezer Paper Stencils
Having started with a set of yellow and orange crazy-patch blocks back in March, I ultimately created more crazy patch blocks of orange, red and pink so that I could blend colors from from the orange/yellow and back again. Continue reading Crazy-patch quilt block – color blending with warm colors
I decided on sashing to break up the crazy-patched blocks, so now to decide what to do with these sashed blocks. Continue reading 4-square crazy patch plus sashing