The Free Motion Quilting Project: Mary's Finished Building Blocks quilt

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Mary's Finished Building Blocks quilt

Here's another beautiful finished quilt from the Building Blocks Quilt Along!

This quilt was made by Mary. R.

Mary writes, "Hi Leah and Josh- I really enjoyed this Quilt Along - the first I ever participated in. When we began I was timid and afraid to start quilting. At the end I have much more confidence, a better feel for my machines and what they like or don't like, and a real love for FMQ.
I also learned a lot about piecing and my skills improved so much- prior to this I was, as Cindy Needham calls it, 'a creative piecer.' I pieced and quilted this project using my BERNINA 830 and my Babylock Ellisimo. The solid fabric is Kona cotton, and the prints are cotton from my stash. I used Warm & Natural 100%cotton. Thank you for a wonderful learning experience and the opportunity to be part of this wonderful group of quilters!"
What a wonderful quilt Mary! I love the way you included family photos into your Spinning Square blocks. Thank you so much for sharing your time, energy, and enthusiasm with us!

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day

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