Saturday, May 7, 2016

OMG...I'm a #BraveQuilter

It's time to set May's One Monthly Goal.  The Floating Triangles quilt has been a WIP for a few months, so time to get it quilted.  It's also one of my Finish Along 2016 Q2 goals.

I received a lot of feedback on quilting back in March when I unveiled this WIP.  I love the quilting community -- there's never a shortage of advice and support when you need it.




Based on several recommendations, I purchased the Craftsy class Creative Quilting with Your Walking Foot by Jacquie Gering.  My goal is to quilt radiating circles starting at the intersection in the top left-hand corner where the four oranges make a square.  I'm a bit nervous, but I'm going to do it!


I'm looking forward to watching Jacquie's class and getting started on the quilting.  I can't wait to load the orange thread into my machine!

13 comments:

  1. she is a good teacher - I had that class and one more of hers

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  2. Love it...the circles will be great! What color thread will you use? I've been wanting to make this quilt. Thinking about Kaffe Fassett fabrics.

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  3. I can't wait to see that quilting done. I did it on a pillow once and love the look it gave the pillow. I can't wait to hear how it goes, I'm hoping to do that for a quilt at some point. I'll be very interested in what you think :)

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  4. Orange blocks and thread hmm this is going to look great and the circle idea will be wonderful.

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  5. That is exactly how I learned circles. Jacquie Gering is brilliant. If I can do it then so can you. The only change I made was to draw a complete circle (the second time) and spiralled out from there. You can do it.
    Smiles
    Kate

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  6. Thr finished quilt is going to be amazing. You go girl!!!

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  7. Looking forward to seeing your newest quilting experiment.

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  8. Love spiral quilting - all the best, it should look great!

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  9. I love the idea of spiral quilting with this quilt. You will enjoy the class.

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  10. Popping over from the New Quilt Bloggers group. Lovely quilt and I think it will look great with radiating circles. I too have just linked up to #bravequilter - mine's for curves this month!

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  11. Good Luck Anja! I have yet to do large circles!

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  12. I love the direction your headed in this one. YOU CAN DO IT!!!!

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  13. It is a lovely quilt (top) and you will love Jacquie's class. She is a terrific teacher. When you post your project on Craftsy, she actually comments on it. That is just amazing!!!
    Hugs,
    Preeti.
    http://sewpreetiquilts.blogspot.com

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