Saturday, May 28, 2011

Still FMQing

This is my most recent FMQ project.  I have to say that making the design around the Coffee cup was a blast! Is anyone else still FMQing?
I’m on vacation right now, so I’ll be playing and catching up and learning how to repair my machine.  Tomorrow, Mom and I are making Hurricane quilts together.  It’s a lot like a Round Robin, but different.  It’s simple:  You’re given an object to sew, like pinwheels or squares.  Then you sew like a hurricane to get those made and added to your quilt in an hour.  At the end of the hour, you’re given another object to make and add to your quilt for an hour.  People tend to use big blocks for small quilts when making these.  They also tend to use up spare parts (extra unused blocks or partial blocks)… which would be the point here.  You can start with a center block or not.  You can medallion or make whatever your little heart desires.  It’s ALL good.  Quilting comes later.
Anyone else want to play?


Raewyn said...

Good on you with your fmq... I haven't done any since the challenge ended but have plans (ie a clear bit of time) to pull get doing it again next week.
Love the idea of the hurricane quilt - sounds lots of fun...and a neat challenge!!!

Sue Daurio said...

I love it!! What wonderful quilting. I have been doing some feathers, can't seem to stop. But it's all good, getting some of those "waiting to be quilted" projects out of the way!!

Raewyn said...

PS love the hot cuppa!!!

What Comes Next? said...

I'm still trying to FMQ everyday! Moderate success - I'll miss afew days, and then quilt for hours atv a time. All little projects, although I have a few bigger ones on the horizon. I love how you quilted this one - gorgeous! Have fun with your hurricane quilts - that's a new one for me!

corina said...

Luv the bumblebee!

Joan said...

Wendy - your quilting is terrific - I love all the fillers you have done. Hurricane quilt sounds like fun - I have never heard of that one.