The Free Motion Quilting Project: Day 190 - Flame Spiral

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Day 190 - Flame Spiral

Today is Anything Goes Thursday and I'm hankering for a new free motion quilting design.

Feather Universe had such a cool texture, I wanted to stitch it again, only this time I used flames instead of feathers to create Flame Spiral:

Difficulty Level - Intermediate. Watch your speed as you create this design. If you need to, mark the starting spiral and that can make it much easier to stitch.

Design Family - Foundational. This design is created by first stitching the foundational spiral, then filled with the flame shapes.

Directional Texture - Center Focused. You really can't miss the giant bulls-eye of this design!

Suggestions for Use - This design could easily be used to quilt a whole quilt! Start in the center and stitch down your spiral, then fill it with flames for an awesome

Back of Flame Spiral
free motion quilting | Leah Day
Feel free to use this free motion filler designs in your quilts,
Let's go Quilt!

Leah Day


  1. Very interesting to see a design that you tweak to apply it to a circle. Very creative. I'll definitely give this one a try!


  2. this is so a tree fern design in my eye and i love it! you are to be commended for this amazing undertaking of quilting backgrounds at the speed of daily!! i am checking in from time to time for inspiration and it enjoy your creative energy!!!

  3. this looks so much like an uncurling fern - lovely


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