As you could probably tell from my last post, I wasn’t super excited about the feather motifs that I created as part of the Angela Walters’ Feather FMQ Challenge!! Actually, that is an understatement….I HATED what I did!!
So, It was with much fear and trembling that I started quilting a BIG feather on one of the sides!! In her instructions, Angela gave lots of ideas for how to quilt these four corners and I struggled to decide what to do.
I finally made up my mind to quilt feathers flowing from either side of the point. I drew in the first lines…..
….and started quilting….
This time I quilted using a simple feather where there is no traveling and it went together perfectly. I used a ruler to travel to the other side……
….and “feathered” a bit more…….
Okay….THIS one I like.
Now I wanted to do something at the point to fill in the corner and started to draw it completely out, but finally decided to “just-go-with-it”!!!
Once the initial shape was “drawn”, it was quick work to add feathers inside and out…..
Okay…. I LIKE IT….
The final step was to fill in the open areas with a filler FMQ design, but
But, didn’t I just do a 10-week course about FMQ fill designs???
My mind went blank!!!
Finally, I pulled out my sample piece and started reminding myself of different designs that I could use.
I chose the swirl meander…..
….and THIS corner is finished!!
Now I just have to figure out what to quilt on the OTHER three!!
Come back next Friday……
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