Tuesday, April 12, 2011

QAYG - it's pretty fun!

QAYG - stage 1

Much of my time is spent quilting these blocks (edited to add: these are my Bloggers Block-a-Palooza blocks, there are earlier posts about them). It is really fun to be able to spin them around and change the angle without a care to how much of the rest of the quilt has to move.

QAYG, bloggers block-a-palooza block

And here is the back.

QAYG, bloggers block-a-palooza block, back

This one has flying geese.

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And one more.

QAYG - stage 1

I am hoping to get my nerve up to do some interesting free motion quilting, not just straight lines.

I am reading tutorials about how to join the blocks, I will post links to a bunch of excellent ones when I start the joining process.

There are other interesting projects over at Quilt Story, you should have a look.



Fresh Poppy Design
Best,

Leanne

10 comments:

  1. That looks great...and you are enjoying it..nice for you....I've never don the qayg..may have to try it sometime..

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  2. I want to see how they are joined up too! This is awesome. My little machine does not cooperate for quilting of anything larger than a doll quilt.

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  3. These look like your Block-a-palooza blocks- this will be so cool as I was pondering how to quilt mine now that the top is all pieced together.

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  4. Beautiful! I would love to try this method!

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  5. Very nice blocks...love the colors you use!

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  6. Nice quilting! And so much easier with smaller blocks than with a whole quilt. I'd love to know how you end up joining them together. I've tried several quilting as you go methods and still haven't found one to use a second time, but someday I will.
    Just stopping in from Fabric Tuesday. My link is http://carolburris.com/family-life/boxed-squares-quilt/ ‎

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  7. Wow these are fab Leanne! Looks like you're really enjoying yourself! Jxo

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  8. Interesting! Curious about the next step!

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  9. I love these! So great, and I really like the quilting too! Thanks for linking to Fabric Tuesday :)

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  10. Gosh! Your stuff is so cool. I am envious of your talent. :)

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