Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Julies Name Game - New Free Motion Quilting Design #124


While teaching a recent Free Motion Ruler Quilting Class I showed the students how to use a large version of this funky star to fill a block.

I began to wonder if it would work as an all over Free Motion Quilting Design and after working out the repeat in a drawing App I have to say that I am very happy with the results.

Now it’s time for you to help me name this weeks new design.

Comment below or on the post for this design on Facebook and/or Instagram to suggest a name or vote for your favourite.

The winner will be chosen by popular vote on Sunday July 28 at 6:00 PM (Pacific).

Oh what fun! This design has its name.

Thank you and congratulations to Linda Rhoades of Council Idahofor susggesting the winning name of "Twinkle"!




Stitch a V shape to Start.



Continue stitching V shapes.
Divide the starting line of the previous V into imaginary thirds and use these points as your crossovers.


Friday, 19 July 2019

Julies Name Game - New Free Motion Quilting Design #123


Did you know that drawing (doodling) is the best way to design or learn how to stitch a new Free Motion Quilting Design?

This allows you to work out the directionality and flow of the design.

Stitching and of course thread choices then bring the design to life!

Stitch this design with a repeat of feather, heart, feather, heart, feather, heart.
Work the bottom feather shape first, then the middle and finally the top.
Stitch the heart in the opposite direction to the feather shape that it is filling for better “flow”.
Echo over to travel.
Right leaning feathers will travel to the right and left leaning feathers will travel to the left.


You can help me name this weeks new Free Motion Quilting Design.

Comment below or on the post for this design on Facebook and/or Instagram to suggest a name or vote for your favourite.

The winner will be chosen by popular vote on Sunday,
July 21, 2019 at 6:00 PM (Pacific).    

Two wonderful names were tied for the win so I used a random name picker to help me choose.

And the winner is ..... "Triple The Love".

Thank you and congratulations to Cathy Crawford of Mill Bay B.C.     
               
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Thursday, 11 July 2019

Julies Name Game - New Free Motion Quilting Design #122


Under my needle today, our next new Free Motion Quilting Design.
It’s pretty and playful and would be a lovely way to fill somewhat larger negative space.

What do you think it’s name should be?

To suggest a name or vote for your favourite comment below or follow me on Facebook and/or Instagram and comment on the post for this design .

The winning name will be chosen by popular vote on Sunday July 14 at 6:00 PM (Pacific).

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Classes available.

Well after a fun and exciting race two names were tied for the win.
The hand puppets I normally use to break a tie were on vacation so this weeks winning name was chosen by a random name picker.

And the winner is .... “Olive” This!
Thank you and congratulations to Irene Harvalias of New Westminster B.C.

Friday, 5 July 2019

Julies Name Game - New Free Motion Quilting Design #121


Here for you is this weeks new Free Motion Quilting Design.
What do you think it’s name should be?

Comment below or on the post for this design on Facebook and/or Instagram to suggest a name or vote for your favourite.

The winning name will be chosen by popular vote on Sunday, July 7 at
6:00 P.M. (Pacific).

So much fun as always!
This design has been named.

By an overwhelming majority let me introduce “Maple Leaf Forever”.
Thank you and congratulations to Philippa Zapf of Nanaimo B.C. for suggesting this winning name!


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Julies Name Game - New Free Motion Quilting Design #120


A little bit modern and definitely playful this new Free Motion Quilting Design was named by popular vote (Facebook and Instagram) on Sunday
June 30 at 6:00 P.M. (Pacific).

Let me introduce “Tic Tac Toe Anyone ?”
What a fun name for a fun design.

Thank you and congratulations to Lynn Peers of Shawnigan Lake B.C.
for suggesting this weeks winning name!

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Thursday, 20 June 2019

Julies Name Game - New Free Motion Quilting Design #119


This new Free Motion Quilting Design was created with a recent Toronto victory in mind.

What do you think its name should be?

Comment here or on the post for this design on Facebook and/or Instagram to suggest a name or vote for your favorite.

The winning name will be chosen by popular vote on Sunday June 23 at 6:00 PM (Pacific).

Let the "GAME" begin !

This design has been named "Slam Dunk"!
Thank you and congratulations to Phillippa Zapf of Nanaimo B.C.
for suggesting this very appropriate winning name.

And of course ... congratulations Toronto Raptors !

20,000 Views - Another Major Milestone


It seems like only yesterday that I started Julies Quilt Class with the hope that I could provide a place for students to go and find the information they need to be able to free motion quilt without frustration.
 It has become so much more!

Little did I know the doors I would open and that I would be able to reach so many

Today this blog has hit another milestone with 20,000 views.

WOW !
Thank you for joining me on this journey.

What does the future hold?

I will be continuing to post many more wonderful free motion quilting designs, tutorials, free patterns, class updates, information on my teaching schedule and updates on available classes.

There is a new follow button to help you quickly sign up for notifications of new posts.
The count doesn't include the many who are already following so lets make that number climb.

You can also follow Julies Quilt Class through an App called Bloglovin or follow me personally on Facebook and / or Instagram.

I also encourage you to follow QUILTsocial as I am one of the regular contributors to this fabulous blog and E magazine.
This is just one of the opportunities that has arisen for me as a result of publishing Julies Quilt Class.

One more thought as we celebrate this milestone of 20,000 views.

It took four years for this blog to reach the 10,000 view milestone and just over one year to reach 20,000.
Let's see how fast we can make it to 50,000 and how many "Followers" we can pick up along the way.

Lets go VIRAL....Oh the FUN we'll have 💖