The Free Motion Quilting Project: 30. Learn how to Quilt Jagged Scribble, #387

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

30. Learn how to Quilt Jagged Scribble, #387

Whew! What a long weekend full of great food, big smiles, and warm hugs. I sure hope everyone had a Happy Mother's Day and felt extra special on our special day!

Today I'm happy to be getting back on the machine and further along with Express Your Love. Let's learn how to fill in those motifs we learned last week with a fun new design called Jagged Scribble:

free motion quilting | Leah Day

This is basically Cat Hairball filler, but with straight lines and sharp angles. It's super simple and a great way to create a flatter texture so the motif stands out and shows off that much better.

Now let's learn how to quilt it!

Difficulty Level - Beginner.

Design Family - Overlapping.

So with the body and face filled with beautiful motifs and Jagged Scribble, where should we move next? I think we'll tackle a new design in her hair later this week!

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day

1 comment:

  1. Hi Leah! I haven't watched your video yet, but this evening I should have time finally. This kind of fill is interesting to me. I went to the Home Machine Quilting Show in Salt Lake last weekend, and I noticed a LOT of competition quilts seem to use this whole-area "knock-down" technique to create texture. Is this a trend or just something I haven't seen before since that was my first quilt show? Do you know if the long-armers are doing the same sort of motion to fill the areas as you teach here? I'm very curious about this. The quality of the fills that I saw in the show was phenomenal. In my blog post on the show, which I linked up to your last link party, I included pictures of a few quilts with this technique.


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