The Free Motion Quilting Project: Day 205 - Gyro Circles

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Day 205 - Gyro Circles

It's Totally Filler Tuesday and Leah was up all night finishing My Cup Runneth Over so it's Josh subbing again.

Following Spiral Illusion, we have another Space Odyssey-Kubric inspired psychedelic filler called Gyro Circles.

free motion quilting | Leah Day

Difficulty Level - Advanced. As Leah says in the video, first draw a spiral on your quilt area, then stitch overlapping circles all the way around, filling up the whole space.

Design Family - Center Fill. You start working from the center and keep spiraling out, like flattening and spreading out a slinky.

Directional Texture - Center focused. Shocker, right? Another center focused design.

Leah will be back tomorrow!

- Josh


  1. It looks like a fun design to try out. Josh--have you thought about trying your hand at quilting. There are men quilters out there that do a great job :)

  2. Another great design, and love the Bowie reference. You've really inspired me to try quilting my own quilts and I'm going to buy the batting and backing for my current project(s) this afternoon and give quilt-as-you-go a try.


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