Stippling… Ah, Much Better.


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After a bit of free motion quilting on a few scraps and adjusting the tension, I do believe we have SUCCESS. It isn’t perfect. But it sure beats the messy stitches I was getting before I took my sewing machine in for repairs two weeks ago.

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You can see the “puffiness” better now. I guess adjusting the tension was what I needed to do. The lady at the Janome shop suggested it.

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I really like the meandering look. I call this my Puzzle Piece Pattern.

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This diamond shaped table runner came out just as I planned. Right down to the floral binding. Just as I pictured it.

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In fact, I LOVE it so much, I have another idea for this design. I already started on it. Top is done. Working on the back.

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Won’t have a pillow to go with the table runner. I took it apart. Needed the wine fabric for my “second item.” Oh well. Don’t think the world will end if I don’t make a matched set, right? 😉

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Can’t wait to show you!! But it is still in the Make It Work Stages. I know what I want. And how I want it to look. Just need to work on the best way to construct it.

3 comments on “Stippling… Ah, Much Better.

  1. Lisa says:

    Nice work! Good job getting your tension sorted out =)
    Now, to play devil’s advocate….have you seen a quillow yet? A quilt that you fold into itself to make a lovely quilted pillow? Here is a link to one of several patterns online:

    Click to access makeaquillow.pdf

    Happy crafting!

  2. digipicsphotography says:

    Glad you got your sewing machine back. I need to do some sewing, but probably won’t get to until this weekend.

  3. Crystal says:

    Love it, Donna, and the floral binding is the icing on the cake! 🙂

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