Huge Admiration for Free Motion Quilters

Princess Quilt delivered to Vicky for quilting.  Saturday Sampler group always fun.  Show and tell of what others are working on and have finished, also what’s new from quilt shop.  Keeps the inspiration clicking along. All inspired I headed home to work some more on the Baby Owl Quilt.

So far I had spent more time ripping out than actually free motion quilting the baby owl quilt.  I started and stopped several times.  I needed to loosen up my joints.  Boy do you get stiff when focusing so intently.  The more I progressed the more confident I became and worked diligently until I finished.  I worked through my inexperience and learned an awful lot about free motion quilting.  The most important thing I learned was I have a great admiration for the skill set of free motion quilters.

I have attached the binding and am currently hand sewing it now.  Hopefully will deliver it tomorrow.  Another project completed.  Nice feeling!

Happy Stitching Everyone

Sissy

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About Sissy Malone

I've been actively sewing since Jr. High School. But specifically drawn to quilting since I was 17/18 years old. My grandmother was a quilter and I became fascinated with the process. I fell in love (awestruck) is a better word viewing applique quilts by Gladys Rashka at the Minnesota State Fair in the 70's. A love affair was born of applique quilts. I still machine piece, but am always drawn to applique. I took classes learning different techniques and also traveled to California and studied a whole week at Asilomar with Elly Sienkiewicz. Quilting is my passion. I am always open to learning a new technique but still rely on handwork. View all posts by Sissy Malone

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