Machine Quilting: Free-Motion & More »
InstructionsFirst embroidered panels; squared to 7". Second add inner border around panels, then added sashing. Lastly, created four patch using coordinating material and added them to the top and bottom. Quilted entire topper using techniques learned from Craftsy couse, used walking foot. Finally added binding and wrapped it to the front, finishing it off with a nice machine stitch.
Type of item: Home Decor
Style: Traditional, Classic
Embroidery designs from Embroiderylibarary.com (chickadees); chickadee material; two classes 1) Machine Quilting and 2) Missour Star Quilt Shop video on binding
What was your inspiration?
The embroidery designs, then I found some chickadee fabric package, it was a "sign" that I needed to make this topper. Note: I over purchaded my material and did not use any with the birds, guess there will be another chickadee project in my future.
What are you most proud of?
How cute it turned out. Learned new techniques and feeling more confident about my skills.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Just take your time, draw out you vision on graph paper to gauge constuction needs. This step helps determine fabric needs and measurements for cutting.