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Brothers Blue Jeans

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Free motion quilting

Created in this Craftsy Course

Craftsy Block of the Month 2013 taught by Laura Nownes

Learn new quilting techniques, make new friends and create a sampler quilt! Laura Nownes demonstrates 10 fabulous blocks and numerous techniques in this FREE class.

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Category Quilting
Type Quilt
Style Eco-Friendly
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What materials did you use? The quilt was a BOM from Laura Nowns class, and the free motion quilting is from a class by Leah Day. I upcyled blue jeans and used flannel on the back of the quilt. I also used a heavier varigated thread in order to show more of the FMQ.

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Beautiful! This just goes to show what can be done with creative ideas. This is something of which one would never tire. Enjoy!

10/25/2013 Flag

Thank you, and I do know what you mean about the creative ideas. I have way too many in my thoughts, but I hope to accomplish a lot of them.

11/01/2013 Flag

Fantastic idea! What size is your quilt & is it heavy? What a clever way to show off your FMQ!

10/31/2013 Flag

The quilt was 60X80 inches, and the weight was almost 7 pounds when I shipped it. It's not real heavy to sleep under, and boy does it ever keep you warm. I slept under it for 1 night before I shipped it to my brother. I really had fun making it but more so with the fmq.

11/01/2013 Flag

7 lbs! I'm sure it will be fantastic especially as the weather get cooler. Did you use flannel for backing?

11/08/2013 Flag

Yes, Kriss I did use flannel backing on the quilt. Currently it is snowing in Illinois and my brother loves his quilt.

11/15/2013 Flag

Flannel backing and denim top... did you use a leather needle for you machine or just a regular gauge? Oh, and this is a great idea too. I just dropped down two jean sizes and this idea might come in handy as soon as I get brave enough to get rid of my old, larger jeans.

11/19/2013 Flag