The Free Motion Quilting Project: FMQ Friday - 2 Hours to Quilt

Friday, August 23, 2013

FMQ Friday - 2 Hours to Quilt

It's Friday and time to show off what we've free motion quilted this week!This week I've had 2 days with a dedicated 2 hours to quilt on Duchess Reigns and this is how much I've gotten done:

free motion quilting | Leah Day

This is 1/2 of a corner section, so another 3.5 sections to go!

While the progress on this quilt has been extremely slow this summer, I've decided to make this a priority over the coming weeks and hope to have her completed by my 30th birthday in October. I think it would be a wonderful birthday present to have this quilt done and to move on with some other UFOs on the shelf.

I had a bit of time in the afternoon yesterday to cut out a new shirt:

free motion quilting | Leah Day

This time I've adjusted the pattern again to increase space in the front and around the arm hole. It's been fun fiddling with the pattern and figuring out exactly what is wrong with the fit. My goal is to get the pattern perfectly fitting, then cut out several new tops for the fall.

So what have you been up to this week? I sure hope you had a chance to quilt something cool!

Simple rules for the FMQ Friday link up:

1. Link up with a post that features something about Free Motion Quilting (FMQ).
2. Somewhere in your post, you must link back here, or you can just post the FMQF button in your sidebar.
3. Comment on at least a few of the other FMQF links. Share your love of free motion quilting and make this weekly link up a fun way to connect.

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day


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