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Here are some details about my project:
Category Quilting
Type Functional
Style Romantic, Classic, Traditional
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What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Circle of Pretty Flowers by Julie McKenzie

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What materials did you use? 100% Cotton fabric a variety of floral prints. 100% cotton thread "signature" green tonal. Cotton Batting Mixed selection of top quilting threads. Rasant Amann (cotton/poly), Rayon madeira and Gutermann thread.

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What are you most proud of? Top quilting. This is my first major quilting project. As I am unable to do free motion quilting yet. I used a variety of simple design concepts to add to the overall design of the quilt. I will add additional pictures of the quilting once the quilt is completed.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Learn to do free motion quilting as quickly as possible even before you learn how to make a quilt!!!!!!! I plan to learn free motion quilting in 2012, by taking a number of classes on offer at my local fabric store.

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Beautiful quilt! I too am working on my frr motion quilting. I learned a couple of days ago there is an attachment for my sewing machine that will control the stitch length when I am doing CRT motion quilting. I have also found and watched on YouTube some excellent Beginner Free Motion Quilting videos.

11/18/2011 Flag

Beautiful! Love your color choices

11/21/2011 Flag

Thanks you very much this quilt is my favorite so far. I am planning to concentrate on FMQ in the new year. I will be visiting Leah Day@daystyle.com she has wonderful FMQ designs and what is more important they are free. I will be starting there first for my learning. Julieannabell.

10/29/2012 Flag

Thanks for your lovely comments

11/23/2011 Flag

I saw your later pictures of this quilt before I saw this one. I hadn't realised the size of the three-dimensional flowers - I think they are absolutely wonderful! I really must steal that idea for a project of my own!

10/20/2012 Flag