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Thread: Samples of my work

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    Super Member DogHouseMom's Avatar
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    Since I'm new here, and the project I'm working on is going to take me eon's to finish, I thought I'd upload some of my old work to proove that I'm not just a weirdo lurker - I do quilt :)

    I've only been quilting for 4 years, and my first two projects (two table runners) I decided to do free motion. Yeah ... pretty insane right?

    The next project was a baby quilt for my best friends daughter (I also made a "grandma" quilt for my best friend), and again I decided to free motion. On this one, I thought "juvinile" free motion quilting would match the overall theme of the quilt (not to mention my ability!). So I roughly copied the circles, squares and stars that were in the various patterns on the quilt. On the border, I used all the colors of the quilt and just kinda sewed hither-and-yon with each color.

    The last one is a Bargello that I recently finished. Again, free motion, and I designed the quilt design as well.

    My FMQ is getting better, but no where near professional quality. I'm sticking with it though as I like to explore all the possibilities.

    Sue

    First attempt at FMQ
    Name:  Attachment-165660.jpe
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    2nd Attempt at FMQ
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    Frist whole quilt - baby size
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    Baby quilt - border and corners random FMQ
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    Baby quilt - one of the blocks FMQ
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    Bargello
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    Bargello FMQ close up
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    Super Member Ditter43's Avatar
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    :thumbup: :-D :thumbup:

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    Super Member KathyAire's Avatar
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    Nice work. Great quilting.

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    Very Nice.

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    Super Member bamamama's Avatar
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    Nice work Sue!

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    Nice work!

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    Very nice work!!

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    Your projects are just great and I admire your FMQ. So glad to have you a part of our group.

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    It is all wonderful and I love your quilting! :D

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    Very nice :-P

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