Monday, May 31, 2010
Happy Memorial Day
Did you notice anything about this quilt. No, not the fact that it doesn't have a binding on it.
Here, look closer.
No, not the irregular stitches and the noticeable stops and starts, what are you, the quilt police?
It has been free motion quilted. Yes, I did that. After about a year, I finally managed. All I did was put the plate to cover the feed dogs, changed my stitch length to 0, and put in the darning foot. I'm sure I did all those things before, but this time it worked. I even used the red thread that didn't work last time. It would have been nice to write something, (the preamble to the constitution, the pledge of allegiance, some interesting patriotic quote) using free motion quilting, but I decided to use a simple stitch for my debut.
I hope it is the start of many more free motion quilted things to come.