First Flight

Project Description

What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website Name of website or photo First Flight Link to website or photo What are you most proud of? I love the different looks batiks can give the background of this quilt. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Find a background that reminds you of sky or leaves. Also, be sure to read the instructions for this applique method before cutting your fabric. You can choose to use a different method, even fusible, if you want, but the method given is simple enough for a beginner!

What you will need

  • fabrics
  • batting

Q&A with L. Winters

hock145 asked:
stunningly beautiful!
L. Winters answered:
Thank you so much!!!
ManitobaMarnie asked:
What a gorgeous idea for a quilt for my grand girls. Absolutely beautiful! Love the little face you made here. How did you get his idea? Through a class? if so, which one?
L. Winters answered:
I loved to swing as a child and drew the pattern out based on those memories. (There was no class.) I do have a tutorial on my blog for making the faces like the one here if you want to take a look at it. You can find it at It is really quite simple. Thank you so much for the kind words! l