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Free Motion Quilting a Sampler taught by Leah Day

Your unfinished quilt tops are calling you. Become the confident quilter you long to be with Leah Day and Free Motion Quilting a Sampler!

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Holiday
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What materials did you use? cotton fabrics, cotton threads

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What are you most proud of? I like the colors and how well it will look on my sisters table.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? It helps me to draw out the design on paper beforehand and get a feel for whether the design will work nicely in an area. If my hand feels like I need more room to move on the paper I certainly will need more room to move with my machine and needle.

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I LOVE this one, well done on the quilting

12/02/2012 Flag

I am wondering how in the world the points ever match after I trim it according to Amy's dirctions for this block. I'm disappointed that some of my corners do not meet. ( I am getting fussy now. )

12/03/2012 Flag

What do you mean the corners do not meet up?

12/06/2012 Flag

are you talking about the binding? If you are, it will come with practice. It all will come with practice. But you did do a great job on the micro fmq. That is a hard thing to do for most people.

12/06/2012 Flag

I had the same problem. But until you mentioned it, I never noticed it on your block. When you trim the quarter square triangle units, you have to be sure the point where the four tips of the triangles meet is in the very center of the square and that the outside corners of the square line up with the diagonal seem lines.

12/06/2012 Flag

This is really lovely :) You must be very proud of it :)

12/03/2012 Flag

Thanks, I do like the quilting around the center a lot. I'm not so sure that I'd do those circles there.

12/03/2012 Flag

I loved doing the feather shell design, it was easy and looks great. But when it came to the bubble design, I dont know what I did or did not do, but the carpol tunnel flaired up that I have not felt in five years, it was real bad. I love the design though. Love your block.

12/06/2012 Flag

Love the quilting.

12/08/2012 Flag

Thank you,All new to me, I'm trying.

12/09/2012 Flag