My friend, Lisa, is a relative new longarmer and recently bought her own Innova and has started quilting professionally! She's really built up a lot of proficiency very quickly but there are things that she still want to learn and practice. Recently it was learning pantographs. She came over and I taught her the basics. She took 2 vets quilts and borrowed a couple of pantographs and went at it.
She used the Feathered Curls pantograph on this one.
This one is a Hunter's Star. I really love this pattern and really need to make one for myself. I love them two-toned like this one and scrappy. They are all good!
For this quilt she did a simple wavy cross-hatch; my favorite go-to quilting method for charity quilts. I really like this quilt a lot. I think Becky made it. She used a dark "ugly" fabric and made it look awesome with scraps of plaid fabrics. It makes me want to go find the ugliest fabric in my and see if I can turn it into something really cool. If you wanted to make one for yourself Becky posted instructions here.
I won't count these quilts in my tally of vets quilts for the year and it's OK if I don't meet my goal of 40. With Tina and Marcy's help we've gotten at least 10 more done! I'm grateful for their help.
I'm Vicki Welsh and I've been making things as long as I can remember. I used to be a garment maker but transitioned to quilts about 20 years ago. Currently I'm into fabric dyeing, quilting, Zentangle, fabric postcards, fused glass and mosaic. I document my adventures here.
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