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Thread: My First Free Motion!!

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    Hello!
    Want to have fun for a while?
    I share the images of my First Free Motion!
    Photo 1: The first attempt ...
    Now I wonder ... Who had the idea of ​​"start at the center"? The worst is there! No fair! Hahaha!
    Photo 2: Another attempt: he already can look ...
    Photo 3: not to tire, one of the last ...
    Photo 4: The final image.
    Photo 5: I still have 2 carpets, so this long way ... just begun!
    I hope I have brought a smile to all!
    At quilteras this wonderful forum I apologize for daring to show these photos! Hahaha!
    A hug!

    Photo 1: The first
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    Photo 2: The half
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    Photo 3: The last
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    Photo 4: The carpet
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    Photo 5: More to continue practicing ...
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    I love how you did your FM - congrats!

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    Sure looks better than my first attempts - good going! :)

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    Looks good

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    I think it looks fabulous! Wish mine looked that good.

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    great 1st attempt

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    looks good :) congrats on trying, so many people are afraid to try it.

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    I think you did pretty darn good for your first try and there is visible improvement. Kudos to you for posting the pics and giving us inspiration. My first attempts at FMQ spirals looked very much the same!

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    WOW pretty daring for a first try. Keep it up

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    Good job.

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    NICE JOB!

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    When you have your quilt sandwich pinned together or tacked together every four inches, you can start anywhere you want. If there is excess in a block, you keep it in that block. I like to start on the sides to that I can then cut away excess batting and backing. I need it to hold on to while quilting the edges.

    I love free motion. You should be very proud of yours. It is definitely practice, practice, practice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carslo
    I love how you did your FM - congrats!
    Thanks! Y love your avatar! I need one!

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    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Victoria L
    looks good :) congrats on trying, so many people are afraid to try it.
    Thanks!
    Try machine, because I do not hand out large areas ... only tiny!

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    Quote Originally Posted by feline fanatic
    I think you did pretty darn good for your first try and there is visible improvement. Kudos to you for posting the pics and giving us inspiration. My first attempts at FMQ spirals looked very much the same!
    Thanks! I hope to inspire .... just do it better! Hahaha!

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    Quote Originally Posted by debcavan
    When you have your quilt sandwich pinned together or tacked together every four inches, you can start anywhere you want. If there is excess in a block, you keep it in that block. I like to start on the sides to that I can then cut away excess batting and backing. I need it to hold on to while quilting the edges.

    I love free motion. You should be very proud of yours. It is definitely practice, practice, practice.
    Thank you very much!
    WOW! That's great advice! I'll try today with the next carpet!

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    Thank you all very much!!!

    I will continue trying to improve with the next!

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    You did great! You can already see improvement from the first section to the last. Just think how much you will improve when you're done with the other ones.

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    You're on your way to conquering it!
    Nice job!

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    Your doing great, the hardest step is the first one, now you are off n running :thumbup:

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    It looks wonderful! Keep up the good work!

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    Your first attempt is great. Don't give up, keep practicing.

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    Just keep practicing.

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    You are doing very well!

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