Tuesday, October 30, 2012

October's 2012 FMQ Challenge with Teri Lucas

October Challenge - Teri Lucas

This is my sample for Teri Lucas' s Challenge for October 2012 FMQ Challenge at Insights from SewCalGal.

I started with drawing a sketch.

Teri suggested silk with cotton and wool batting, all of which I had, so I made my sandwich, marked my square and gathered up as many different kinds of threads that I thought would work for this project. I changed thread with each design but used Bottom Line only in the bobbin.

Threads used

Here's a couple of close-ups:

Teri suggested using the rest of our piece for further experimenting, so I did a practice run of a feather design that I want to use on a quilt I'm currently quilting.

I tried some echo quilting on one side but did not care for it.

echo quilting along one edge of feather
This is Diane Gaudynski's design that she calls Diane-shiko which I just love doing it and really like how it sets off other designs.

Diane-shiko between the two feathers


Quilting Babcia said...

Gorgeous feathers! Your wiggly leaf design is very pretty as well!

Tammy said...

Great job again Terry. Your free motion quilting is fantastic!