Saturday, July 10, 2010

Fun Day

Today some of the ladies from The Patch went along to a "Free Motion Quilting" workshop.
Lesley Finch from Finishes Nest was coming along to teach use a few tricks.

We needed to draw up and pin three 1mt X 1mt quilts for homework.

Lesley explaining how we can do lovely borders with free motion quilting. 
Gather around ladies while I demonstrate how to draw up with templates.

  I had a great day and learnt a lot. Especially that I need lots of practise.


  1. That looks like a great class. Way better than the one I took where she had us free motioning our name. I was there to learn motifs and stuff, I alreayd know my name - most days anyway *LOL*.

  2. Sounds like a great class! So glad that you enjoyed it!

  3. It was a great class, wasn't it? Learning thigs we can put into practice on every quilt.

  4. It sounds like a great day and there is always so much to learn about free motion quilting.

  5. Great class - I love free motion quilting - it's when I go to my happy place....... hope you have lots of fun with it..... hugz from bubz

  6. That sounds like exacting work--- What is free motion quilting? is it by hand? or machine?from one who is eager to learn.

  7. I agree-It looks like it was a FUN day. I would love to attend a free motion class. I do what I have taught myself. Be sure to take pictures of your practice pieces.

  8. I agree with everyone looks like you had fun! I know nothing about quilting, but I'm in awe of anyone that can free motion quilt. I have trouble with just a diamond grid! LOL!!!




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