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Monday, December 30, 2013

My Quilts, FMQ

THE DREAMTIME

All Free Motion Quilted on my Domestic Sewing Machine.
2013

Now I can post what I have done.this year.  I was held up a bit as we moved house halfway throught the year and things were to say the least very unsettled.

This was made as a gift for a special Family overseas for Christmas....hence the Aboriginal design

Sewn with Black silk YLI thread on top and fine line neutral coloured thread on the backing.

Be warned - Lots of photos, as there are a multitude of different fillers.. plus my multi-coloured thread quilted Australian wildlife, and some applique of more Wildlife.

Oh and 2 of my trademark Ladybugs.

There are a lot of photos... and I hope its not all too much after such a time with nothing from me at all :)














 Straight ruler work above in places

 Dianeshiko

McTavishing


One ladybug above..















Yes I did get some feathers of a sort in here








Some curved ruler work above















 Mother and child here












Same Ladybug..



















Somewhere among the above lot, there is a second ladybug, a snake wrapped round an applique piece.. and a lizard quilted in the middle in the black...but I couldn't find them myself when I put these up.


And some of the mug rugs that were also gifts.

I am now working on another quilt..but I will put those pictures up in a few days.

Those will be a work in progress.

Its so good to be back!!

5 comments:

Raewyn said...

Wow, what a huge effort Joan, with such a lot of interesting things to look at on it; it is so nice to see this finished. I bet the new owners are thrilled with it!

Cathy H said...

Love the quilt...all of those interesting quilting designs with the indigenous fabric look fantastic....nice to see what you have been working on.....

Jane said...

How wonderful, such great designs, you have certainly been working hard. Love that you have included so many different designs.

Susan Lawson said...

Wow! so many quilting designs and it all works beautifully!

natalia said...

oooh! just fabulous quilt! quilting amazing!