The Free Motion Quilting Project: FMQ Project Link Up

Friday, March 28, 2014

FMQ Project Link Up

It's been a crazy busy week, but I've got a big grin on my face after seeing the gorgeous photos we had taken of my finished Building Blocks quilt:

free motion quilting | Leah Day

Getting the whole quilt together really feels great! I love seeing all the designs combined, and set off with the blue binding between each block.

free motion quilting | Leah Day

The t-shirt blocks (block 8) stand out a bit more than I expected, but they also make the quilt that much more personal. The little embroidered duck was from a baby romper I once wore. The quilt also has scraps from James's plaid shorts and Josh's fraternity t-shirt. It's wonderful to see these fabrics, and they memories they bring within this quilt.

Outside of Building Blocks, we also learned a new design this week - Alien Eggs!

free motion quilting | Leah Day

I decided recently that I really want to see these designs in more than just a little square or rectangle shape so I also stitched it out into a Peaceful Goddess Panel:

free motion quilting | Leah Day

So that's what I've been busy with this week! What have you been working on?

Simple rules for the FMQ Project Link Up:

1. Link up with a post that features something you've learned from the Free Motion Quilting Project.
2. Somewhere in your post, please link back here.
3. Comment on at least 2 other links. Share your love of free motion quilting and make this weekly link up a fun way to connect with other quilters around the world!

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  1. I like that new Alien Eggs design! Your quilt came out strikingly beautiful. I love the personal touches in it, too. Have a super day!

  2. I love your "alien eggs", very fun!

  3. I love your finish quilt and you personal touches! Congrats! The new motiv is so cute!


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