Friday Finish……………….

Military quilt #2. (see here for #1) IMG_6160   A simple swirl stitching seemed to be the best approach to this one. IMG_6164IMG_6165IMG_6166IMG_6168IMG_6167IMG_6163

Thread: (top) Rheingold by Madeira, 40wt; (bobbin) Connecting Threads Essential Pro poly, 70wt. Batting: cotton/poly.

About treadlemusic

A quilter who rides motorcycle, living on a small hobby farm in southeastern Minnesota. Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
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10 Responses to Friday Finish……………….

  1. Thread crazy says:

    Very pretty…swirls are great to do on a quilt like this. Good choice.

  2. kathyreeves says:

    Hmmm, I think I could manage swirls 🙂 still reflecting on our visit; I enjoyed it so much-thanks again!

    • treadlemusic says:

      I did, also!!!! “Swirls” are a deceptively complex appearing stitching design. They give wonderful texture (especially after laundering!), reign in unwanted piecing fullness/stretching and they give the stitching great practice opportunities to practice smooth arcs and “stitching in the spaces”….by that I mean that when you spiral in there are spaces created then when spiraling out you must keep your eyes on splitting the space and not looking at the actual stitching line that is being created. The result is a more evenly spaced stitching and one that is really much more fun to create (and a lot easier with this mindset). Feel free to e-mail or call me if you have questions!!!! Sending reeeeeelly toasty hugs your way……..

  3. Debbierose says:

    Swirl is do effective, another great finish

  4. Gurney says:

    Always pretty…

  5. Vicki in MN says:

    Swirls may be simple but I think they always look good, another nice finish;-)

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