The Free Motion Quilting Project: Design #440 - Paisley Pile Up

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Design #440 - Paisley Pile Up

It's new design time! I promised I'd get back on track with new designs and this morning I sat down and filmed five new videos before breakfast so we're definitely going to get back to a regular schedule of design posts from here on out.

Today I'm sharing Paisley Pile Up, which kind of looks like a lot of Paisley's got in a fist fight. It's a bit of a mess!
This is a Super Beginner design, which means it will be very easy to quilt no matter what your skill level. Most Overlapping designs are very easy because they just involve overlapping shapes and you can hide any mistakes in the rather chaotic texture. Check out the video to see what I mean:
This design was also featured in my Craftsy class Free Motion Fillers Volume 2, which is an excellent class if you're interested in learning more about Overlapping, Edge to Edge, Edge to Center, Stem Centered, and Foundational Designs.

You'll learn 10 designs from each family and see them stitched in a cool tote bag project!

Click Here to for a 50% discount for Free Motion Fillers Volume 2!

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day


  1. I love the look of this. But then I love the look of the Paisley that's on your website.

  2. Love this! I'm a huge fan of the overlapping designs, especially as a beginner. Looking forward to trying this one out.


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