Friday, July 17, 2015

FMQ practice Square - Henry

I finished another practice square/sibling quilt. This one went pretty fast and I branched out to do a bit more of my own thing instead of just copying designs from my FMQ books.
 I'm happiest with this stack of squares. I tried to use a different type of line filler for each square.


It is a bit harder to do these for a boy. I feel like it limits me a bit on which designs to choose. But flowers can become sunbursts instead and bubbles and paisleys seem pretty universal. 
This will go along with the Violet mini and one more I still need to make and be sent along with the crib size elephant quilt. (If I ever get that finished.)

Meanwhile I need to get crazy busy on a baby quilt for a shower next Saturday. And I'm hosting it! Wish me luck!

Linking with Finish It Up Friday at Crazy Mom Quilts and
Can I Get  Whoop Whoop? at Confessions of a Fabric Addict.

8 comments:

  1. your fmqing is very impressive! Yes, it's a different beast making a quilt for a "male".

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  2. It looks great, and the stripe binding is really fun. Good luck being prepared for next Saturday!!

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  3. Sometimes the best quilting is pulled off when it looks like you are out of time :) Henry's quilt is so much fun with all the different things to looks at. Great job!

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  4. What a fun FMQ project this is!

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  5. This is great! I'm still at the stage where I'm trying to hide my fmq not feature it! Do you practice with pencil and paper before getting on the machine?

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  6. Love this one. Feathers could always become a bit spikier ( more fern like) for a boy I suppose

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  7. Beautiful graffiti quilting! You can check out Karlee Porter's site (under the gallery photos) for some other shapes of geometric quilting designs for some more masculine options.

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  8. Good luck on that quick baby quilt! You quikting practice looks great. I rarely have the patience to practice, just do it on the real thing...

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