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Kickin' Boots

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Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders taught by Eva Larkin Hawkins

Discover the beauty of borders! Join instructor Eva Larkin Hawkins for an exploration of how easy it can be to frame your quilts with gorgeous motifs.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Casual
Joanna Strohn on

What materials did you use? Quilt shop cottons, Radiance, Fusible Fleece, Sulky and Aurifil thread, button. Cotton fabric and pattern were in a kit from in Tucson, Arizona.

Joanna Strohn on

What are you most proud of? Getting it done! It's not perfect but unless the Quilt Police come to my house and give it a two inch inspection folks will go "wow!" I really like my use of Radiance fabric as an accent and the free-motion stitching around the flower.

Joanna Strohn on

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Keep learning! While I've added this project to the Borders class, it really is a culmination of the free-motion quilting skills I've learned by working through many of the FMQ classes. Each one gives me inspiration, helps me learn new skills, and allows me to be forgiving of myself during the learning process.

Joanna Strohn on

I want this pattern!!! I know for whom I'd make an entire quilt of boots!

07/04/2013 Flag

See my other comments ... available from in Tucson, Arizona.

07/07/2013 Flag

Very good looking boots!

07/05/2013 Flag

I love that! Was the boot pattern part of the course you took or did you get it somewhere else? I'd love to buy it!

07/05/2013 Flag

The course is on doing borders and they have a different project. I took what I learned and applied it to this UFO. Yes, the pattern is still available from I think you'll have to call the shop to order it.

07/07/2013 Flag

I guess I should have read your "Inspiration" section before jumping to comment! I was just so excited about the pattern! Great job!

07/05/2013 Flag

Thanks! I checked and the kit is still available. They also have a boot pattern available so you can make as many varieties as you want.

07/07/2013 Flag

Can I purchase a pattern?

08/01/2013 Flag

Check with if they have this as a pattern as well as a kit. I know there is a boot pattern you could adapt to your own designs.

08/02/2013 Flag