Category Archives: Free Motion Quilting

Finish It Up Friday ~ Melon

This quilt was started 25 years ago. I got templates from Sharlene Jorgenson. Anyone remember her? After piecing nine blocks, I gave up. The intersections are awful but I had too much invested in it to throw it away! So … Continue reading

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Finally

I have had this top loaded in the frame for a week! Now I have to finish it so I can get to some QOVs. Things started out okay…. Until this happened. Ugh. Tension issues. I am really just playing … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Dream Big

I bought this panel from Urban Elementz last summer and finally got up the courage to quilt it. I was afraid of ruining it, which is just silly. It’s just fabric! I appreciate all the kind comments on the post … Continue reading

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Dream Big

I bought a couple of these panels last summer when they were on sale at Urban Elementz. I finally loaded one on the frame. I soon learned that nearly outlining those petals is harder than it looks. This is the … Continue reading

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A FMQ Experiment

I was talking to Daughter #3 recently about fabrics with great texture. She was thinking about a linen quilt. Linen seems to have a reputation for fraying. I’d like to try it on a small project before committing to a … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ The Tie Quilt

It’s done! Regular readers may recall that my local guild issued a challenge to make something out of men’s ties. I had more than a few false starts, but finally settled on this design. I’m not crazy about my quilting … Continue reading

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Finish It Up Friday ~ Checkers

This was such a fun quilt to make! Sometimes things just seem to fall into place. It all started with this old pack of samples given to me by a friend. I send all but two pieces to make this. … Continue reading

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