The Free Motion Quilting Project: 58. Learn how to quilt Undertow, Design #405

Thursday, September 19, 2013

58. Learn how to quilt Undertow, Design #405

It's quilting time! Today I'm feeling like creating a new Foundational design, this time mixing two very different shapes - spirals and zigzags - to make one super funky Undertow design!

free motion quilting | Leah Day

The combination of the two different shapes is really interesting. I'm a bit behind in applying all these new designs to Express Your Love, but I'm hoping to get to it this weekend. The cooler weather we've been having is definitely making me want to quilt like crazy.

So just get started with your zigzag foundation and occasionally swirl into a soft spiral. Once you set the foundation, all you have to do is echo it to fill in the rest of the space completely.

Now I've just finally bit the bullet and picked up a cell phone and how I'm struggling to get the stupid thing activated! Grrr...wish me luck!

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day


  1. Beautiful design this week. Can't wait to try it out. I am shocked you don't have a cell phone. I use my phone to watch all ur videos and check ur blog daily. Did u get a basic phone or did you dive right in and get a smart phone? Well good luck either way!!! Off to assemble my log cabin blocks. Have all the blocks, hair and face done. Want to be ready for the applique videos next week!!! I went the 1/2 inch her route. 1/4 was way to small for me.

  2. Hi Leah, I like this pattern very much!!! For me its looking like a surface of a leave...very intersting and I'm looking forward to try this out. Kindest bjmonitas


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