Last week I presented two posts about FMQing a fun sampler quilt.
Today, let’s get it finished up!!!!
For this first block, I started out with the “Squiggy” ruler to design some outlines….
….and then used “Petunia” to fill in some petals…..
It ended up a little funky but I really liked the finished block…..
I had left these last two blocks for last because I simply couldn’t come up with an idea of how to quilt them…..
I wanted to exaggerate the diagonal in both so started by using a wavy ruler to quilt down the center of the first block and then echoed it several times…..
After I got tired of waves, I switched to a straight-edge ruler and added some straight lines on the diagonals.
Then is it was more waves and finally more straight lines……
It was super easy, fast, and fun!!!
I used the same principle for the last block, quilting half the blocks in a wave and the other half in straight-lines……
I wanted to finish the quilt with a Ribbon Candy design but didn’t want it to be so wide. To fix the problem I used the straight-edge ruler to add lines 1/2-inch from each edge and then quilted Ribbon Candy in the center section…..
Here is the finished quilt……
This has been a fun process to quilt this project. I found that it was easy to come up with designs to use and the actual quilting was a breeze.
I have spent so much time practicing that it was good to actually QUILT something!!!
Now I can’t wait to finish the next top so that I have more to quilt!!
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2 thoughts on “Sampler Quilting…..FINISHED!”
It turned out great! I love the idea of the squiggly ruler.
Thanks Andrea. It was a lot of fun to quilt!! There are so many fun rulers out there and I own plenty of them. I just need to learn how to use all of them!!