March 12, 2014

WIP Wednesday-FMQ

My And Sew On quilt is basted and I've done all the stitch-in-the-ditch around the blocks. Now I get to play!
 

This design is one of the diamond variations from Angela Walters' Craftsy class, Dot-to-dot Quilting. It was very simple to stitch, just using chalk to mark the lines through the middle of the block for reference. I'm pretty sure there's not a single straight line in the whole thing, though. Practice, practice, practice, right? I'll get there someday.


It shows up a little better in this shot of the back. I think next time I use this design I'll keep the diamonds farther from the sides of the block so I have more room to fill in around them. I think that would help make the diamonds stand out more.

I'm still trying to decide how to stitch the paper-pieced blocks. I'm thinking swirls in some of them, but that sewing room block has so much detail I don't know what to do with that one. I'll have to ponder and stare at it some more, I guess.

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9 comments:

  1. Great quilting Leanne, congratulations on getting to this stage too!

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  2. One of the exciting things about quilting is the opportunity for decision making at every stage. I guess as you look and ponder it will slowly become clearer as to how to quilt the next blocks.

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  3. Your quilting is incredible, Leanne! Looking good! Hope you will find your inspiration for those paper pieced blocks as well!

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  4. What fun quilting! Can't wait to see the rest of the quilt :-)

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  5. I think it looks great! A quilt like this would intimidate me. :)

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  6. The decision of how to quilt certain blocks is always a challenge for me. Sometimes I have to look at the quilt for quite some time before I can go forward. I'm still struggling with that! Good luck! You've done some great quilting here! Looks wonderful!

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  7. Lovely quilting Leanne - and let us celebrate the wobble - it makes it all personal, individual and gives each piece its own character!

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  8. I like the irregularity, Leanne, it is far more individual.

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  9. your quilting is so amazing. What awesome texture! I understand what you mean about the diamonds, but I really think they do stand out beautifully.

    Thanks for linking up to Needle and Thread Thursday!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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