As I mentioned in a previous post, I've been following along with the monthly tutorials about free motion quilting at the 2012 Free Motion Challenge on SewCalGal. With time winding down on completing the tutorial for feathers, I thought I'd share what I did this month. First there was the drawing,
When you apply steam to it, it shrinks up
and provides texture to fabric.The
Texture Magic feels a bit like organza except a bit thicker.First I cut a 6-inch square of both fabric Texture
Magic.This first sample was sewn in
two-inch squares.A little steam from
the iron and voilà!
You can see
some of the texture, but I wanted more.So I sewed another sample.This
time with one-inch squares.This is the
Okay so this has more texture, but it looks so symmetrical.What if I sewed the pieces together with a
diagonal line?Here is what happened.
Here they are side by side. You can see that the texture looks quite different.
Then I tried a rectangle and sewed it lengthwise a half inch apart.
Now I’m off to work on the next round of my Guild’s Round Robin,
practicing my FMQ so I can link up to SewCalGal’s FMQ Challenge, and get my
UFOs under control.