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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
Anael on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? cotton fabtics and polyester batting brildor embroidery thread for quilting

Anael on craftsy.com

Beautiful work! Love the quilting & the cheerful fabrics.

11/17/2012 Flag

Thank you!

11/18/2012 Flag

Fabulous idea, I too need to learn FMQ, did you draw design on first? It is so consistent ?

11/17/2012 Flag

No, I didn't draw the design on first, it's done freehand.

11/18/2012 Flag

Your stitches are just amazing! I can only hope to one day master FMQ as you have done, once I drop the feed dog all heck breaks loose with my stitch size. I have done some with dogs up, it is not as detailed but my stitches are consistent. I have not practiced that much because I get disappointed but I have a feeling this is something that may take a lot of practice to even become OK at it, am I right?

11/18/2012 Flag

At first I did FMQ with feed dogs down but now I leave them up and set stitch length to zero. Makes more sense. I don't practice that much, I piece and piece and piece and hardly do FMQ. First time FMQ was 2 years ago. I took a class because I didn't know how and what to do. This is the second class on FMQ I'm taking and I learned a lot from Leah. And yes, with practice you will get better. Just use small pieces like placemats, mug rugs or pot holders for practicing.

11/18/2012 Flag

Great job! I love the little clovers!!

11/22/2012 Flag

Very pretty fabrics and lovely quilting! Congratulations on your beautiful work.

11/25/2012 Flag