Several years ago, a friend of mine gave me her leftover 1 1/2 inch strips that she used to create a 1930's log cabin quilt. After playing around with them, I created this quilt for my daughter's birthday. It is an original pattern and I hope you like the pictures! Perhaps when I get some time, I'll post the pattern here for you! Let me know if this interests any of my readers.
At the time, I was new to machine quilting and did not possess the skill to trace a negative space design in the muslin areas, but I knew I could do small scale back-ground fillers around it. To quilt this project, I first marked the area for the flower negative space design. I then loaded it on the frame and did loop-the-loops with hearts in the pink borders and patchwork areas and did a small scale stipple in the muslin. Because I had learned to quilt first using a domestic sewing machine, I took the quilt off the frame. Then, after changing my domestic sewing machine to it's walking foot, slowly went around the drawn on negative space design. I was pleased how well it turned out. The design was able to be followed with perfect accuracy.
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