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Saturday, November 24, 2012

Quilt Along #41 - Invasion of the Pods





I didn't have an actual quilt I could put this on, so I made it sample square. This was really fun. I used Paisley, Bed of Roses and stippling. 

Right after I did this, I read about using the plastic see through round quilting foot that came with my Janome Horizon.  It has guide lines on it, and is made to use for echo quilting!!   I plan to try it soon and post a comparison photo.  Echoing is not my strong suit, and the further apart the lines, the harder it is for me.

I think a bigger test piece would've shown up to pattern better but this did give me an idea of how to stitch it.

3 comments:

  1. I think you got a lot in your test square. Looks really good.

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  2. Looks great Nicky! I like the large round foot when quilting bigger. For some reason the giant disc makes me automatically swing my lines of quilting out bigger. It's a lot harder to travel stitch though because it's hard to see your needle and where it's hitting the previous stitching. Just play and see how you like it!

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  3. Great quilting...I think your echoing turned out pretty consistent. I use the Echo quilting foot on my machine and find it great for the bigger sweeping designs. I trialled it the other day on something smaller, more intricate and it annoyed the heck out of me, as I could not align it properly, i.e. by the time I followed the marking, the echo line was already at the end.

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