2012 Free Motion Quilt Along with Leah Day - Review

This year has been a amazing journey in my quilting world. I have learned a loads in free motion quilting. Made great quilting friends online and at BMQG.
And Leah Day's Quilt Along Wednesdays have been a major part in improving my FMQ skills.

Below are the pictures from January 2012 till December 2012 showing the improvement in my FMQ skills.
Jan 2012

Feb 2012

Feb & March - 2012; My very first quilt in the QAL
Wholecloth Quilt
What could be a better comparison than Apples-to Apples. I just happen to making another ABC Baby boy quilt which I originally made in March 2012.

March 2012

March 2012
Dec 2012

Dec 2012 - Inspired by Patsy Thomson's free-form feathers

July - Oct 2012
Oct 2012 - Leah Day's Escargot FMQ design
And the teachers gifts I made last week:
10x13 inch wall hanging - Dec 2012
Little Christmas Tree - Dec 2012

You can see my FMQ skills being transformed from novice to professional quilter in this post. A great big HUG and THANKS to Leah Day.


  1. Your quilting looks fabulous. Great job!

  2. Amazing job, it really shows how you have 'branched out'. I particularly like your blue and white quilt. Some amazing quilting on there.

    Happy New Year

    1. Thank you, Karin! The blue quilt is my FMQ Sampler and my most favorite too!

  3. Great job!! Shows that practice, practice, practice and being brave really do make a BIG difference to any skill. Your quilting transformation is very impressive :)

    1. Thank you, Helen! That is so true. I dedicated 2012 to learn FMQ. And I'm happy to say that I did :-).

  4. Isn't it amazing?? And if someone would have told you this would be the outcome you would have had grave doubts!!!! Awesome!!! Happy New Year!!!!

  5. Awesome to see how far you've come - love the tree!

  6. Wow, it's amazing what a difference a year can make!!! Beautiful quilting... can't wait to see what you tackle next:-)


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