Sunday, September 30, 2012

SewCalGal September 2012

2012 Free-Motion Quilting Challenge - September - Paula Reid

Here is my creation for September:

Visit for more information on the September Challenge.  Here is Paula Reid's site:  Paula Reid Machine Quilter 


Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Fall Memories

I started this a few years ago.  I was working in a quilt store, the pattern arrived and I feel in love.  I live in SE Texas and the leaves just don't turn like they do up north.  I was born and lived in Indiana until I was 18 years old.  Any the time I fused it all together I was scared to death on how to quilt it.  Let alone how was I going to secure the fused pieces down.  Well I put it on the shelf and waited.  I have since taken classes and now feel much better with my machine applique and I am starting to FMQ.  I like to trace my designs for quilting.  I have used the blue pens, designs drawn on freezer paper ironed to the quilt top, and tissue paper with the designs drawn on.  Still learning what is the best way for me to get the quilt design onto the quilt top.  Not feeling the "free" motion of it all yet.  So I have a "UFO" done!!!