Happy Days Quilting

A blog about Applique and Quilting

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Quilting Progress!

I spray basted my quilt yesterday (and used a bit too much I think, as it was as stiff as a corpse at first!).
Then I free motioned around the applique, the centre and outer border, I was a bit ropey to start with due to the stiffness, but it went well in the end (invisible thread rocks!).

Today I did my whimsical one sided feathers, I used a  free downloaded pattern off  Patsy Thompson's website.

I cut around the pattern to see how it would fit


I used the picture as a guide for sizing the feather, I made my feathers slightly bigger to fill around the edge of the block.

The paper on the flexi ruler is my guide for placement


I just marked out the feathers spine.


I pinned the picture up and using it as a reference started to quilt out the motif's. 

I have only quilted the feather part and now that all four sides are done and I know how much room I have, I can now start to quilt in the scrolls.
Happy quilting! 

   Patricia

4 comments:

Oops-Lah said...

It's looking great! You've done really well with your feathers. Can't wait to see how it will look with all the scrolls!

Rocknquilts said...

Fabulous! Thank you for sharing the details of your quilting work - I'm new to this and tutorials are very helpful - can't wait to see the rest! Thanks!

kathy drew said...

Oh my gosh. You are doing great. That looks fabulous girl. That will be a beautiful quilt. Can't wait to see the finished result.

Mary said...

Your quilt is beautiful! Wow!