The Free Motion Quilting Project: Spring Rain in Quiltmaker Magazine

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Spring Rain in Quiltmaker Magazine

Yes, I'm writing for Quiltmaker Magazine! I met the awesome team behind this magazine at spring quilt market and began writing articles last year. For the March / April issue, I challenged myself to design a super simple throw sized quilt and find an easy way to free motion quilt it as well.

I LOVE how this turned out! This is honestly one of my most favorite quilts because the piecing and quilting are such nice companions. Here's a short video to learn how to quilt one of the marked tear drop motifs:


Would you like to make Spring Rain too? Find the pattern and template to mark the tear drops in the March / April 2015 issue of Quiltmaker Magazine!

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day

5 comments:

  1. Such a chic and smart design, Leah! Kudos to you!

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  2. The quilting and piecing look so wonderful together. The quilting really enhances the design.

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  3. Love the movement and design. It's pretty, too!

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  4. Dearest Leah, I've been following you and your blog since about day 37 of your project, and am so very happy for all your wonderful and well-deserved successes. I was so thrilled to see your name on the cover of my favorite quilting magazine. Congratulations.

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