Following on from the paper piecing in the previous post, I started a series of 8″ by 10″ mini quilts, and I’m using them to practice my free motion stitching.
First, this one:
With focal point lemons:
And this one, all pinned out:
I then added a ‘McTavishing’ machine stitch, following the video on Leah Day’s website:
I’ve also stitched into the collage I started yesterday; it just needs gelatos and hand stitch now:
I’m running low on this variegated thread!
So, rather a lot of stitching recently. The concerted practice is paying off.