The Free Motion Quilting Project: FMQ Project Link Up

Friday, January 17, 2014

FMQ Project Link Up

free motion quilting | Leah DayWhat a week! My cup is overflowing buckets from all the excitement, enthusiasm, and appreciation for the Building Blocks Quilt Along. It's really wonderful to be teaching and connecting with so many people eager to learn and make this beautiful quilt.

We kicked off our free motion quilting  this week with Wiggly U Shapes, a simple, skill building design that's a great prep for Stippling down the road.

free motion quilting | Leah DayJosh joined in the fun on Tuesday and shared his first video on free motion quilting this design on the Spoonflower fabric. We had a great time shooting this video and I'm very tempted to make an extra video of all of our outtakes to share.

Rounding out this week I shared a new design - #422 Earth Flower. This funky flower design will work great in open blocks and cornerstones:

free motion quilting | Leah Day

Whew! It's been a busy week, but loads of fun quilting and teaching so many excited quilters! What have you been up to?

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 haven't quite started yet. I have printed the book, ordered the batting (came in the mail today :-)), purchased the fabric today, and I am waiting for the rest of the supplies I ordered from Leah. I am so excited. I have always wanted to learn FMQ. I don't have a blog and don't use Facebook or Pinterest. So I am not sure how I will be able to share pictures. But that is ok. I saw several great Block #1 pictures from JoAnne, Cynthia, and Ratama today. I am inspired.

    Off to wash and iron my fabric! :-)


  2. Leah I think I linked submission Number 20 may want to remove that link...I posted again so that is why it's on there twice...

  3. Yes please, an extra video of all of our outtakes to share.

  4. I am new to quilting and having so much fun with free motion! Have all my fabric cut and have completed January lessons. Working on today's design now.


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