Feather Practice

I mentioned the other day that I am taking part in the Feather QAL hosted by Amy over at 13 Spools. I am reviewing the lessons from Angela Walters’ Craftsy class Free Motion Quilting Feathers. Here are some of my practice bits.








You can see that I am using up a lot of scraps of fabric and batting, just stitching the pieces down as I go.

I am always in such a hurry to get things done. I need to spend more time playing. It is fun!

Also, I had a question asking if I use Red Snappers. No, but I have created a similar loading system for my long arm using some inexpensive tubing and rope light tracks from Home Depot. You can go to this post to see the details.

Linking up with Gemma at Pretty Bobbins for IQuilt.

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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9 Responses to Feather Practice

  1. Kathy says:

    Your feathers look fabulous!

  2. Karen Miller says:

    Beautiful job Katy – thanks for sharing!

  3. Jeanne says:

    Katy, your feathers are looking wonderful! Keep up the great work.

  4. Sue Daurio says:

    What fun! Your feathers are looking great. I especially like the playful ones with the curls in them and that fern feather is just amazing. What fun, you’re making me want to get some fabric on the frame to try out some new feathers.

  5. alwaysquilts says:

    Katy, Your feathers look great!

  6. ~Deb says:

    What gorgeous feathers! Can hardly wait to see them in one of your next quilts 😉

    Happy Feathering…

  7. Alycia says:

    Look at you go!!!

  8. Lois says:

    You’re doing an amazing job, Katy! And you’re right about the need to spend more time “playing”. We all do!

  9. Diane says:

    Looking just wonderful! Keep going!

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