New process photos of the Venetian quilt.  I am almost done!  I borrowed some designs from Leah Day’s 365 Days of Free Motion Designs blog.http://www.freemotionquilting.blogspot.com/ Or rather, I started with a version of her designs and adapted it to fit in the spaces. 

Here is the new quilt in progress, quilting madly inside, and staying out of the heat.  You can see the areas that are not quilted and how the edges are rippling.  Of course I will get to those areas too, but if I didn’t, I would have a really hard time blocking that puppy flat.

Blocking Your Art Quilt

What do you need to do once you finish quilting your fiber art piece?  You should be blocking it to straighten edges and flatten the ripples if there are any, and there usually are some!  Hopefully you have quilted your piece so that there are not large areas of unquiltedness.  You should aim for the […]