Friday, April 27, 2012

Sew Cal Gal's April FMQ Challenge

Oh my gosh, I just loved Don Linn's method to mark quilts (click here to see my post on marking my quilt). I will most definitely be using this method again and again. Thank you Don! This month I also had a little fun with trying out a new fill stitch, wind stitch from Leah Day.
Front

Back - A few thread blobs, but not too bad

Detail - I travel stitched the birds a few times to make the line darker and the bird stand out more.
The quilted space is approx. 12" x 12", I used Isacord thread. I think I will add a border and make this into a throw pillow. I really like how this turned out!

Of course I will be linking up with Sew Cal Gal for the April FMQ Challenge. Can't wait to see what everyone else stitched this month!







Color Me Quilty!

Pat

8 comments:

  1. So awesome, Pat. You should be proud of your work. I too love Isacord thread. I use it the most, with the best results.
    Thanks for sharing!
    D

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  2. Realmente estupendo. Me gusta mucho. Felicidades.

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  3. Lovely, I like your filler work. I too use Isacord thread and love it.

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  4. Truly amazing. I will need to re-read your mark up post again as I can't quite understand it - yet!! Love the red thread - like a drawing and VERY effective. Not familiar with Isacord thread.. will look it up on the web!

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  5. Wow that looks awesome. How did you get the bird to stand out so much, did you use a different thread on the bird or go around multiple time? Almost looks 3d!

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  6. Hi Pat,
    I love your design, the bird looks really cool. The color really pops on white background. Great job!

    cheers,
    Malini

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