I’m a fan of Leah Day’s blog and have a few favorite quilting designs from her site. I want a new overall quilting design for a bed size quilt so this morning before church, I looked at Leah's filler quilting designs and found 2 I want to try out. I need a small charity quilt or two to try the designs on before I tackle the bed size quilt.
http://freemotionquilting.blogspot.com/2009/08/day-15-flowing-glass.html I like the look of the flowing glass but wonder how it would look on a much larger scale. This is one of her VERY early videos.
I really like the topographic map design and think it would work well on a large quilt.
My JoAnn Fabric store has recently remodeled and is now offering classes. The beginner quilting class pieces the “Hole in the Barn Door” block (AKA “Shoo Fly”). Yesterday I cut several block kits from a collection of red, white and blue fabrics but only got one sewn.
I wanted to use this fabric but hesitated because the plaid was printed so OFF grain. Would you use it?
I also took a few minutes to make some sample blocks for a child comfort quilt. I chose white fabric for the contrast, but my son's comment was, "The white will get dirty." Maybe I should have used gray.