The Free Motion Quilting Project: Extra Practice Quilting Echo Shell

Friday, March 11, 2016

Extra Practice Quilting Echo Shell

This month our feature quilting design is Echo Shell, one of my favorite designs based on a traditional Baptist Fan:

I've included an extra practice worksheet in your pattern for block #3 so you can get more familiar with this design and stitch a few practice sandwiches with it. Echo Shell is a very simple design based on a half or quarter circle shape that's expanded with travel stitching and echoes to create clusters of the design.

Echo Shell is such an easy, beginner level design that it's one of my favorites to teach to beginners. Learn how to quilt it in this video from the Dancing Butterfly Quilt Along from last year:

Take some time to practice Echo Shell this weekend and get familiar with how this design works. On Monday we'll be learning how to machine quilt this designs into the corners of our Sun Star Block!

Let's go quilt,

Leah Day

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful design, one which I definitely need more practice time to perfect, but I do love it.



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