Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Helen Godden's Christmas Advent Quilt Along - Part 1

It's Day 6 for the 31 Day Quilt Blogging Challenge!

Today I show you the start of my Christmas Advent Quilt Along from Helen Godden.  She's hosting it on her Facebook page and it's so much fun.  She gives you the pattern for a wreath and each day posts the next step.

Here's the first step.  The quilt all marked and basted with pins.  Why pins?  That's a good question.  I like pins because they let me flex the fabric around a bit if I need to.

And now I've stitched down all the circles and the bow.  I chose to use a Glide 40 weight poly thread because I like the extra sheen to it.

The first circle all filled up with a fun star.  I added some extra stitching to the inside to emphasize the star.

I love to free motion quilt and this project is such fun!

I hope you get to quilt today!
See you tomorrow!

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for assisting Helen Godden in getting out the information on this wonderful way to practice free motion quilting. I love your blog and get updates regularly in my inbox. Not many people have their own file on my computer, but you are one who does. Love your work, and your sharing!