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Thread: FMQ practice

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    Moderator QuiltnNan's Avatar
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    FMQ practice

    Since I haven't used my frame for a while, I decided to practice FMQ on some small ufo's before tackling the quilts for my DGKs. The rosebuds has freehand leaves in the border... can't say it's my best effort. The window like one has feathers in the border... i didn't want to turn it for the sides, so tried the feathers vertically, rolling the quilt... it was easier than I thought it would be. And I attempted stitch in the ditch on one of the pinwheels... abandoned that idea as it doesn't look good. The little birds have just loops and circles in the sashing and borders. The two bound ones will end up as hostess gifts.
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    Hints and criticisms accepted.
    Nancy in western NY

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    Looks lovely to me. Congrats on finishing up some UFO's.
    Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well-preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways - Diet Dr. Pepper in one hand - chocolate in the other - body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming "WOO-HOO, what a ride!!"

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    Looking great! I love the choice of the leaves in the corners! Some of my first free motion quilted projects looked all sorts of crazy - but I love that you are just brave and GO for it and quilt your actual projects. I think that's the way to do it. Most of my practice was on ACTUAL quilts! LOL* I had some that I wasn't happy with, but at the same time it's kind of neat to have a "timeline" of sorts that show off your improvement and range. Keep it up!
    Valerie Smith - Pumpkin Patch Quilter
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    The only hint I have is to keep making more adorable things! These are precious!
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    all very pretty, fmq much better then anything I can do

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    great to get back in the groove and finish some ufo's-very nice
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    very beautiful projects, love the birds.
    will quilt 4EVER

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    Awesome work!!!!

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    Very good work they are all so pretty. Anything with birds on it always is my favorite.

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    thanks for all your kind comments and encouragement.
    Nancy in western NY

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