FMQ books of the Version 2.0 kind
I wanted to FMQ something on my son's quilt but it had to be simple and relatively mindless. As I looked at the PowerPoint map of the Version 2.0 quilt, I realised that I could quilt a whole bunch of books onto one of the maroon stripes. Yeah!
|FMQ books following the patterns copied|
onto Golden Thread quilting paper
I started by tracing 5 or 6 images of books from the internet. From the first tracing, I made a second copy and then pinned them onto the stripe.
|All of the traced images are pinned on the stripe|
Here are a couple more pictures!
|All kinds of different books -|
some even have a feather pen!
|Many books as well as the night sky|
Update on the Summer Book Club
I'm quite behind on the making of my Tall Tales blocks but I did manage to make ten so far.
|Here are my ten lovely book blocks|
What I learned
- I'm glad that I ended up doing some FMQ on my son's Version 2.0. It's so lovely to see the different areas slowly being filled! It's very encouraging.
- Next time, I think that I'll use a thin marker to trace the images so that they'll be easier to see.
- There is a blue stripe next to the maroon one that I may tackle next. I'm going to FMQ some herbs since it's something that Stéphane is growing. I hope that he has better luck than me! I hope to practice drawing these and then quilt them without tracing paper.
- I'm not going to predict how my Summer Book Club will go but I think that if I make the blocks in an assembly-line fashion, that I'll have better luck with them. I did make a huge effort to concentrate on the last block and it did go well, but I still used the seam ripper a little bit.
Free Motion Mavericks
|Gail's beautifully quilted Pop Star quilt|