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Free Motion Quilting a Sampler Quilt

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Craftsy Sampler Quilt

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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 Funky, Traditional
Leah Day on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Cotton fabric and Isacord polyester thread.

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What are you most proud of? The effect of the thread over each solid fabric block. It's really an eye catching quilt and I'm so happy the designs worked so well together. I'm also really proud of being able to use so many different designs in one quilt.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Spend time practicing each design on plain fabric sandwich first. You could even stitch out 10 inch squares of each design and create a second quilt to enjoy with your practice time. Once you feel like the design is under your belt then try it out over the sampler blocks. Don't be afraid to travel stitch or use contrasting thread. It really helps to be able to see where you're going and the end result is a fantastic looking quilt!

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I have been doing the practice the free motion practice sandwich in the sampler, and have your gloves (great & comfortable) & slider and having a great time! I only wi.sh I had a pattern like we practice on each of the 20 quilt blocks, All I have is the cover of the worksheet copy. Can I get the patterns? Jean

03/08/2013 Flag

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04/08/2013 Flag

Es muy bonito y alegre. Me gusta mucho

03/10/2013 Flag

Hi I have started to see the bottom thread (red) coming through at the top of the quilt where I dont want it to be. My top thread is beige. Why is this happening and how can I stop it? I need to finish this quilt before weekend as its a wedding quilt for my son any help appreciated

04/28/2013 Flag

I was watching your video on free motion quilting. I just finished a bed quilt with the "little red school house" blocks with sashings in between and was unsure how to do the quilting. I finally decided to do the "diamond" style all over and I am a bit disappointed now. Can I still do some free motion? Thank ypu

06/22/2013 Flag

muito lindo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

07/13/2013 Flag