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swirls practice

Created in this Craftsy Course

Machine Quilting Negative Space taught by Angela Walters

Turn your quilt's negative space into positively fabulous designs! Angela shows how to complement pieced sections with motifs and texture.

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jobeard@onlinemac.com on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Haha, just look and see ... I'm not qualified to give advice. But seriously just enjoy the process. I never preshrink my fabric so after the quilt is made and washed that first time it shrinks a bit. That gives the quilt lots of texture and makes it a bit difficult to see that the quilting isn't perfect. Plus it looks nice and old and comfy.

jobeard@onlinemac.com on craftsy.com

Well done you! I'm determined to master FMQ, but haven't had the courage to try swirls like that yet - having my fingers crossed doesn't help at all!

08/13/2012 Flag

I think imperfections are delightful and look whimsical! Hope mine are this good. If we wanted perfectiion, we should just buy computer-stitched quilts! Beautiful and artistic work!

08/15/2012 Flag

Pretty. It reminds me of how the wind is depicted in story books. :)

08/21/2012 Flag

Love the character these swirls have. It is a new lovely swir, if you ask me, One with a special feel! . Also love the eneven spacing in individual swirls. It happends to mine alll the time when I am drawing, but never in such a charming way.

08/26/2012 Flag

Love the texture they create, good job!

09/16/2012 Flag