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


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

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

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

  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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