Last Sunday I went to the Sewing Expo with two other women, and we had time to talk about lots of things on the drive up there and back. They both have longarm machines and I don’t. When the topic got around to how we quilt our quilts, I admitted that I don’t much enjoy free motion quilting. I’ve done it for years and am to the point where I don’t feel embarrassed when people look at my quilting. It doesn’t take your breath away, but it won’t make you cringe either.
I’ve come to terms with what I like and what I don’t and adjust accordingly.
When I got home that night and got online, I had an email from Patsy Thompson. I had won her new DVD, Ruler Work For The Sit Down Quilter, or any other DVD of hers if ruler work wasn’t for me.
I had to laugh. Apparently I am not done with free motion quilting and I need an attitude adjustment. I found the whole thing incredibly funny. Don’t ever think the Universe doesn’t have a sense of humor.
I chose the Fast And Free volume 2 DVD. I’m willing to give free motion quilting another try, but I wasn’t willing to spend money on special rulers and feet for my Pfaff.
I watched some of the DVD while quilting the Still Life. It has me thinking about trying some of the designs, which sends chills down my back every time…in a good way.
Still Life isn’t finished, so no fabric in or out this week.
I’m linking to Patchwork Times.
Fabric In: 32.95 yards
Fabric Out: 19.65 yards
Net Fabric ADDED: 13.3 yards