Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Dust Off an Old Book Blog Hop

This week, Bea @ Beaquilter is hosting the Dust Off an Old Book blog hop.

For my turn on the blog hop, I choose a project that required free-motion quilting.  I thought it would be a great opportunity to practice.

I choose The Modern Quilt Workshop by Weeks Ringle and Bill Kerr.

The authors indicated that the pattern Redwork was an "homage to the redwork of our quiltmaking ancestors." 

The white background is technically the "front" but is the back on my quilt.  I prefer the teal side over the front.  Probably because it hides most of my free-motion issues.  😉

I didn't keep the size of my stipple consistent, and I should have done it much smaller.

I used Kona Bleached White and Teal.  It makes for a great table topper.

Make sure to visit Bea's blog as she's hosting a giveaway.

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  1. This is great! I've borrowed that book several times from the library... I'll have to fix my link from my blog, it didn't work so I googled you.... I'll fix it when I'm on my computer around 9. Sorry

  2. Your fmqing looks great and I like the teal colour.

  3. Oh, I don't have that book but it looks like a good one. Your quilting looks fine to me; I haven't had the guts to do that yet. The teal color is great - you surprised me, though - I thought I'd be seeing orange! :-)

  4. I love this! I like both sides equally but love the teal on that table. I think you did a fabulous job with FMQ!

  5. What a brilliant whole cloth! I don't think you need any more practice - the quilting is beautiful. Well done.

  6. Fabulous. I see ocean ripples and seagrass in the ripples and shells in the circles.

  7. I love the Kona Teal and the circle spirals are fun!

  8. Well done. A great way to practise your free motion technique. Love your choice of fabric. The Teal side is my favourite too.


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