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Thread: Make it yourself tool to help in deciding what free motion designs to use

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    Senior Member gailmitchell's Avatar
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    I was watching a video on "The Quilt Show" the other day and Judy Woodworth was the guest quilter and she was doing some free motion feathers demonstrations. One thing she was using as a tool to help her audition what free motion designs she would use. It was a home made clear vinyl sheet.

    I had a piece of heavier vinyl and I put a simple binding on it. It took me less than 15 minutes. Since I'm doing much better with my free motion now, I think I'll be using this tool more to audition designs, and then quilt my own quilts.... at least the small projects anyway.

    Check out my blog post for a couple of pictures to show you what I mean.

    http://quilt-knit-run-sew.blogspot.c...oodle-pad.html

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    What a great idea!!! I have clear plastic sheets that would work well too :D:D:D

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    Great idea! I had hard of doing this with plexiglass, but I like this alot better.

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    My LAQ uses Saran Wrap and a Sharpie pen. She hangs it with the top so she remembers what we discussed when it's my turn in her queue.

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    I like this! Thanks for the tip! :thumbup:

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    Great idea :idea: Thanks!!!

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    That is a wonderful idea. I love it and am going to try it.

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    I'm still at the meandering FMQ, but if I ever get brave enough to try something more exotic this idea will come in handy. Thanks for the inspiration!

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    Great tip - thank you for sharing. I will definitely try this!

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    I'm learning how to FMQ and this tool will come in handy. What a great idea!! Thanks for sharing.

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