Thursday, January 15, 2015

Machine Quilting Day

Today I am enjoying some machine quilting on my New Years Mystery top. I didn't really start out with a quilting plan, but I knew for sure I didn't want to do stitch-in-the-ditch. Instead I wanted to do something "free motiony" (I made up that word - feel free to use it!)
I put one of my favorite Janome feet on my Brother sewing machine and I'm just making arcs here and there. I am reminding myself that I'm not "creating a masterpiece", and I am just "finishing a quilt" - no pressure! Just breathe and go....
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Are you sewing today?

14 comments:

Prairie Patch Quilts said...

Thank you for reminding us that we don't have to pressure ourselves over the quilting. We need to have fun and enjoy ourselves. Your quilting looks very nice!

Lesley said...

The arcs are looking beautiful! Love that "Sewing today" picture...I can really relate!

Vroomans' Quilts said...

It is looking lovely - yes, quilt with no pressure and enjoy the process. I need to get a small open toe foot = would be so much easier to 'see' where I am going.

Deanna W said...

Yes I am....working on a whack and stack from last weekend. I have the second part of the class this weekend. Really want to have something to show for a week of sewing. My Grand Illusion mystery top is done. I did half the units, and as I told you I needed to make more blocks for the border and sashing but also the math didn't work for the 2" border. I had to cut that one down a bit in both directions! Good luck finishing your project!

Mary said...

You are getting some beautifully smooth curves. It's looking great!

Scrappy quilter said...

Looking good. I love using my darning foot and just doing "free motiony". Always so fun.

Rebecca said...

I promised myself that when I finished the Moda Come read with me quilt that I would make the slipcovers for the dining room chairs. Since then I have managed not to sit down and sew for 4 days now!

Janet O. said...

I haven't quilted anything in months. Maybe this will motivate me to finish something, and not worry about creating a masterpiece--when have I ever, anyway? *LOL*

Dona said...

I would love to be on my sewing machine but it is in the shop. I can pick it up on Sat

Terry said...

Very pretty...I love those fabrics! :0)

Bonnie said...

Lovely quilt and almost done. Yep, I quilted today. I'm working on three UFOs. Two had progress made on it today. YEAH!

Missy Shay said...

That's how I feel about quilting too.

AnnieO said...

The quilting is the hardest part for me! I really have to make myself forge ahead. And no, I would not call my quilting masterpiece level

Kate said...

Looks like you've made a good start.