How are your Chev N’ Hex and Diamond Carat blocks coming along? I know these two blocks are hard, but rest assured they may be the most time consuming of the entire year. I have seen a few finished blocks pop up in the flickr group and I am blown away by how beautiful they are!
Diamond Carat by Abby West
Diamond Carat by Lauren Jonkman
There are more in progress blocks in the Flickr Group so be sure to check them out.
This month I decided to stick with the same quilting designs (organic lines, wave, pebbles, swirls, echoing) we have used the last three months and practice them even more. I want you all to really feel comfortable with these designs before we start to introduce new designs. When I introduce new designs in the coming months I will bring back the FMQ video tutorials.
How are you doing with the Free Motion Quilting thus far? What are the challenges? Do you feel you are getting a little more comfortable with each block? Can you see yourself quilting an entire quilt with FMQ?
For the Chev N’ Hex block I decided to quilt a different design in each colored chevron. To quilt your block in the same way…
For the Diamond Carat block I wanted to give the look of a shiny diamond. To quilt your block in the same way…