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Showing posts from March, 2015

Learning few things

FMQ is always a challenge to me. I never get it right no matter how much free tutorial I read/saw on the web. That's how I decided to these 2 kindle books. I find reading books give  more detail information and if I forget something I can easily go back to it :)
First book I bought was Free-Motion Quilting for Beginners: And Those Who Think They Can't by Molly Hanson The book is quite informative with picture guidance and also easy small projects for beginners.

The second one is First Steps of Free Motion quilting by Christina Cameli

This book  is more thorough in a sense that it gives more detail illustration on fmq design, how to set your machine even if your machine does't have option to drop your feed dogs, etc.  She gives few samples of design for you to practice doodling in your pad. 
After reading the two books, I immediately got down to work. I took a blank paper and start practice doodling for few mins and then took out my scraps and started the real work ^___^

and I tu…

Another Quilt tops finish

How many quilt top do you have?
I seem to collect a lot of them recently v_v
These two I recently finished/
This grey cat in the road block *as my son named it* is done at 40x40" and I am still wondering how to quilt it. Maybe a dense straight line or wonky line or using my fave serpentine stitch

doing the top is my fave part of quilting
I used my own pattern for this using excel sheet -___- The trial block was not as how I pictured it in my head so I made it into cushion cover for a swap
and after alteration I'm happy with this one. Here's the detail picture of the block

Second quilt top is this trip around the world.  I love TATW block! and one if my IG friend, Laurie Meyers, she made beautiful TATW quilt which really inspire me!

the details

oh and I have a finish. This blue quilt is made as custom order in my shop I've been wanted to combine this blue and green into a quilt and opportunity presented it self ^___^

there you go the details

 Those are my quilty stori…