Another QOV Quilted

It took me forever to start the actual quilting on this, but once an idea took hold, it was so much fun!   That eagle in the middle is actually part of a pantograph.  I centered the eagle and just stitched that part of the panto. I surrounded it with a small stipple. I went with a simple loopy freehand pattern in the background.        For my “spineless” feathers, I just drew a chalk line and stitched feathers going up one side and down the other.         I could do three feathers before breakn g my thread this way.   I did the same thing with the feather border.    Have a wonderful day!

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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5 Responses to Another QOV Quilted

  1. Terri says:

    Beautiful Katy!

  2. Sue says:

    another great job, I’m going to have to try that spineless feather. You are a great inspiration to this fledgling 🙂

  3. Patti says:

    really nice feathers, looks as great going down as up. Very consistent, great job!

  4. Kathy says:

    Gorgeous quilting … I love it!

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