Yesterday I posted about quilting the first four blocks of my friend, Diane’s sampler quilt.
Here are the next ones……
These triangles called out for point-to-point arcs…..
….but the FUN happened when I added in a loopy meander…..
If you have read my blog for very long, you will know that ALL of my meanders eventually turn into LOOPY ones!!!
I used more Point-to-point arcs for the next block, although I could have done better on the spacing!!!
To fill in the background, I quilted four feathers that curved around the point!!
I am SO thankful for Angela Walters’ FMQ Feather Challenge. I went in knowing NOTHING and came out feeling okay about feathers!!
Here is the wrap-up post…..
Next, it was time for some more Echo and Arc designs…..
I wanted the inside of the triangles and chevrons to be 1/4-inch inside the block and not be a slanted Dot-to-Dot design, but I did NOT want to break thread every time.
Instead, I sewed a short “entryway” into each of the shapes…..
I don’t think that detract from the design and sure made it easier to execute!!
The last one for today is a simple block with an overall clamshell design…..
It took a bit of time to figure out how to do the edges, but I think that it turned out okay!!
Since we are on a roll, let’s do one more block!!!
I started out with arcs in this “Sawtooth Star” block…..
….. but added some straight lines to fill in the spaces…..
I really like how this traingle looks!!!
So……we have seen 9 of the 12 blocks. Since the next few days will be full of holiday fun, come back next week as we finish the quilt!!!
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