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I started my Autumn Feathers quilt this week. I think I might need one for every season Can't wait to make a Christmas Feathers!

Antique Quilt -1930's Feather Applique Eight Point Star - Handstitched Kentucky heirloom vintage quilt

In the borders I machine quilted feathers with cables, and then in the center of each of the stars I machine quilted small feather medallions.

Every time I use it I wonder why I don't use it on every single quilt, really it's that dreamy!

Machine Quilting Feathers by Natalia Bonner

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I'm busy designing new patterns but I try and make a little bird block every day for my Autumn Feathers quilt. I've been asked if this block is paper pieced ...

Feather quilting alot of practice!

... to first diagnose why you don't like your feathers, and hopefully begin your journey in fixing certain quirks to help you better quilt your feathers .

Borders don't always have to be treated as separate elements. Amish curling feathers. Quilting ...

The quilt is a medallion style, so I knew I wanted feathers in the corners and around the center square. I love filling in the areas with freehand feathers.

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I knew this would be a perfect time to practice my feathers. I've only done them one other time and wasn't thrilled with them. First I got out the paper and ...

I love feathers so why wouldn't I love it! :)

Cables aren't something I generally think of quilting, I really don't know why I don't quilt them more because they are awesome.

machine quilting designs

She really didn't have any strong preferences, she just wanted me to know that she didn't really care for feathers. It seems I have quite a few clients who ...

That line I used as the spine for the feather. I didn't mark the fronds of the feather, but tried to fill in the space that was available in the square.

Angela takes you along on the process of machine quilting it, along with sharing her tip for using matching thread colors and why she likes chunky feathers.

feather bed quilt (anna maria horner pattern)

To start I don't want the tips of the feathers to be cut off by the binding so I marked a line that is 1/2" away from the edge of the quilt.

Pam made it for her granddaughter from the Sugar and Spice Paper Dolls pattern by Amy Bradley. Isn't it precious? I fell in love with this quilt and wanted ...

I have finished another of my favourite makes... a Liberty Fabric Quilt top. Random 4 inch squares, easy peasy and so relaxing to sew whilst listenening to ...

When Jean brought me this quilt she told me that she loves feathers and cables. Cables aren't something I generally think of quilting, I really don' t know ...

I'm calling this my Ugly Feathers quilt. It's ugly and it's got feathers!

Gale and I have never met, but we did chat on the phone about her ideas for this quilt. She really didn't have ...

These feathers are loose and fun but they were a challenge for me at the start. When I normally quilt feathers I start at the base and work from the center ...

Feathers RW

I stuck with my tried and true straight line quilting. I quilted it with white thread with the lines 1/2" apart. It just seemed the perfect way to finish ...

Don't let feathers intimidate you. Learn a variety of feathers on longarm quilting

Check out the feathers for this quilt! They worked perfectly and even if you may not be into feathers....you can't tell me they don't look fantastic on this ...

I quilted large feathers in the outer border to fill the space and then did matchsticks between the feathers and the edges of the quilt.

Angela takes you along on the process of machine quilting it, along with sharing her tip for using matching thread colors and why she likes chunky feathers.

Flock Together- Featuring All Stars by Tula Pink

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I quilted parallel straight lines along the points of the log cabins, to emphasize the sub-pattern of diamonds that radiated out from the center of the ...

There must be a million feathers. I think I'll nickname this one “Death by Feathers.” But hey, on the bright side, I can probably quilt ...

I really don't know how anyone could look at this without smiling. The colors are so fun and playful! She quilted this with the feathers design ...

feathers and swirls long arm quilting FMQ

No, it's not your computer monitor. It's not even my computer monitor! As a professional longarm quilter, I felt compelled to quilt feathers, even though ...

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Feathers don't have to be complicated to look good

So I had this old layer cake and jelly roll of Nest. You know, back when she was with Moda. Yes, right? I can't believe she was ever with Moda either.

The pinwheel blocks I didn't mark, but just eyeballed the curves and stripes. If this had been for competition, I would have wanted to mark them as you can ...

I don't mark this style of free motion quilting.

The Salty Quliter - Feather Quliting Gurus - Star of India

And these are “square” feathers…I haven't done these in a long time and then I did them on the last two quilts. I like this “feather” when I want a vine ...

I just couldn't figure out the quilting. Well, it was worth the wait and sometimes you need to sleep a lot of nights to come up with a design!

Designing the pattern was the easy part - deciding on the background fabric wasn't. It took me days to make up my mind (am officially queen procrastinator).

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How to quilt feathers

I love feathers so why wouldn't I love it! :)

Gale's quilt is made by appliqueing the ring to the background fabric, and she chose a blanket stitch. I decided that I didn't want to quilt on the rings, ...

Feather-tastic!

I love it, and I'm glad I did it, but I don't find myself drawn to this type of quilting with lots of sticheries as much.

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Sunny Bees of a Feather Quilt

Feathers for Modern Quilts - Quilt Canada

I won't talk much about this other than to say all of your feathers must be quilted (not just marked) before you begin working on the background.

Free Motion Quilt Feathers

How To: Machine Quilt Swirly Feathers with Natalia Bonner

This is great for those of us who love the look of applique but don't have the time to do it ourselves. I think it looks real enough. Don't you?

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Marions Quilt. LQPANTO236 Feather Flip

The wings are a little tricky since they can't really be quilted upside down (it would be difficult to get the angle of the feathers just right).

I can't wait to hear what my Aunt Esther says about her new quilt and I am wishing her a speedy recovery from her surgery!

When I got ready to start machine quilting this quilt I honestly had a lot of my mind, I think that I kinda wasn't actually paying attention to what I was ...

It was inspired by the daughter of a friend of mine, so I named it "Feathers for Megan". It's 45" x 54", took about 4 weeks to quilt it.

When I started quilting I wasn't sure what I was going to do. I started with feathers in all the dark brown chevrons. I love feathers but am not 100% ...

I used a marker (the pink air-soluble marker on my list of quilting tools) to draw the lines first and then used a longarm ruler + baseplate extender to ...

I searched around on the internet for star quilts with feather quilting and found this beautiful one quilted by Jan of The Secret Life of Mrs. Meatloaf.

Learn how to draft feathers that will fit in a border, a block or in any unusual space on your quilt top. You will learn how to draft straight feathers, ...

But what if I didn't like how the feathers turned out? I definitely wouldn't rip it out. Instead, I would have quilted a filler design that was more similar ...

I didn't get too creative with the quilting, but I couldn't resist adding some spools of thread.

I can't imagine living anywhere that I can't readily see or smell the ocean at any given time. I also love the colours, all the blues and greens, ...

I did a simple crosshatch in the narrow white border. An allover feather type design in the body of the quilt. It's a feather with a little swirl. Love it!!

When Helen sent me this quilt she told me to work my magic! So, I decided that feathers, lots of feathers would be appropriate.

And I never ever get time to sew for myself (okay, I say that, but my blog might look like that's a big ol' fib. Actually, most of these quilts are for ...

Feathers and meander quilting on chain block

My blog stop today is in celebration of the release of the Feathers Quilt Pattern. This is available as a pdf download or a printed pattern.

I didn't like how the sides were slightly puckering after quilting the feathers. This helped the block lie flat.

It was a thrill just to have my quilt juried in, but to win an award is definitely the icing on the cake. For those that have asked, the complete pattern ...

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Feathers quilt by Jo Avery for issue 9 of Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine

It was inspired by the daughter of a friend of mine, so I named it "Feathers for Megan". It's 45" x 54", took about 4 weeks to quilt it.

I have received emails this week from the girls over at Buttonberry in UK - they are ready to launch the Tail Feathers BOM which is ...

Modern Machine Quilting: Free Motion Stipples, Swirls, Feathers, and More Video Download ...

T-shirt Quilt close up T-shirt Quilt close up ...

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How to quilt feathers

I did swirls all over the center and then for the peacock feather borders, I decided I wanted to do feathers. Of course, I didn't know HOW to do feathers, ...

Baby quilts aren't supposed be perfect, are they?

The Salty Quliter - Feather Quilting Gurus - Forest in the Fog - Quilting up close

The feathered star block is shown here at 16" square, I surrounded it with