mandy munroe

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Free Motion Quilt

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This quilt started with a Ferret workshop.

She suggested we bring along a metre of black fabric, sandwiched up with wadding and backing and any old bobbins that needed using up. I’d just bought a discounted reel of turquoise thread on a stall at Oast Quilters so I took that.

We spent all day just practicing free motion quilting under her expert guidance. Her idea that it just be a practice piece took away any stress and as the day progressed our stitches got more even. When my thread ran out I just continued with a variegated purple left over from another project. Because it was too small to really use (which was the idea!), I added borders of strips and increased the size with the quilt as you go method. It’s now a throw on the back of my sofa. Thank you Ferret for a lovely day and to Oast Quilters for organising and hosting another fabulous workshop.

Click on the link above to see some of Ferrets amazing work.

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2 comments on “Free Motion Quilt

  1. wooden urns for ashes
    January 24, 2015

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    There’s a lot of people that I think would really enjoy your content.
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