The Free Motion Quilting Project: Awesome Interview

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Awesome Interview

It's amazing to me sometimes just how much this blog has changed my life in only one year. One dramatic change is the number of times I'm not being asked for interviews!

So when I was contacted a few weeks ago by AnneMarie about doing a Follower Friday feature on her blog, I was more than happy to join in the fun.

Just in case you're not familiar with AnneMarie, she's the brains behind the new blog for Generation X and Y quilters. While I know there are quilters of all ages following this project, I also know there's a really big chunk of 20 and 30 somethings and you might like checking out this new blog!

Now I'll warn you - this was written for a younger audience, so I had a bit of fun with my language, but I had a lot of fun writing this interview out so definitely check it out when you get a chance!

Let's go quilt,



  1. Hi Leah, as a 'baby boomer' I loved your interview - and as a new quilter I loved your interview.... very pleased to hear that I don't 'need' one of those huge machines and that with more practice my quilting can be fantastic.... thanks for all the ideas....

  2. Leah, just been over to read the interview, great job!You seem very down to earth, open and honest.
    Thanks for sharing.

  3. hi there! i have a confession, well, more of a proclamation. i am a hand quilter (as well as a hand piecer if you wanna get technical). and by hand quilter i mean i detest machine quilting (not machine sewn quilts or machine quilters bear in mind) with a fiery passion from hell. I consider touching my quilts with a machine the greatest kind of sacrilege. that is until i saw your blog and saw all the fun designs you can make with a machine that just wouldnt work quite right by hand, so i dusted off my machine (gift from my grandma) and got out some fabric and batting and tried. if i went to slow my stitches were massive, if i went too fast my machine shook like a possessed monkey on crack. after an hour of trying to make a simple circle i came to the conclusion that machines hate me as much as i do them and returned to my comforting size 9 hand needle. what am i doing wrong?


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