This might feel a bit easier to stitch because the echo is just a smooth line around the feather shapes. However, because I've quilted Feather Fans so many times, I kept wanting to bounce between the feathers and had to concentrate to stop making that movement. Free motion is a pretty muscular and habit forming skill so if you only ever echo one way, you might find it hard to break that habit!
See what I mean in this free video:
Just for quick reference, I think this design will look terrific in the background of any quilt:
So that's it for today! Go quilt something slightly different from usual and see what happens. It's always nice to change things up a bit and try something new.