I am happy to share with you my latest quilt! This is the mini version of my pattern– the flower sphere measures 15” and the quilt is 25”. It was a quick quilt to sew- if you already bought my pattern, I highly recommend to start with this version.
I love the color palette and the quilting. This multi-color free motion quilting is new to me. It takes less time than you expect and it is easier to stitch it than you might think.
Do you remember the top? Here it is with the added color and texture.
Here is the top before quilting. I marked some wavy lines with a water soluble pen. When the center design was quilted, I stabilized the quilt stitching with white thread on the lines.
Then I did the same using the second color and so on until the entire background was quilted.
In the bobbin I used the same thread for the whole quilt.
- First, stabilize the area with thread in the same color as the fabric.
- The fabric you use is important too; the multicolor quilting will not be visible on busy prints – save your time! It looks gorgeous on solid or almost solid fabrics.
- Try a thick thread.
This multicolor free motion quilting is a lot of fun! Maybe you will want to try it too.