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Thread: FMQ Made Easy

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    I have been dying to do FMQ and have tried just a couple of small things and think to myself - OMG how does anyone ever do this?! I recently got a book called Free-Motion Quilting Made Easy by Eva A. Larkin. Now I have to say I haven't actually tried anything yet, but I've read through the directions and I think she explains things very well. She breaks things down into "quadrants" of a small square with very simple shapes that you can put together and make more complicated looking designs. Just reading it makes me feel a lot more comfortable and feel like it's something that I can actually do now. I'm really excited about trying it. Has anyone ever read/used this book?

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    I think I'll check this book out. Do you know if JoAnns has it? I would like to get started with FM myself. Haven't done it in years and just meandered...

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    Yes I got it at JoAnn's

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    I'm trying to see if the library has this book but can't get on their web site. Guess I'll try later. Thanks for the tip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmworrall
    Yes I got it at JoAnn's
    Thanks... :D

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    I have enjoyed the Patsy Thompson videos.
    Anything that will help us is good.
    A book is good for a quick reference.
    I have been known to use a highlighter
    at will.........ha

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    I have the book and have played a bit with the patterns. I personally think that her technique would look great on some quilts, but on others I think I would like a design where the quilting motifs flow across the blocks. I do agree that her explanations are very clear and I'm very happy with the book.

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