pillow covers and fmq

The last few weeks were very quiet – both sewing wise as well as blogging wise. Even though I have received new fabrics, I didn’t really do a lot. I was preparing some patterns especially for lady-pupils that come to my open classes, taking in account all their quilt design wishes. Nevertheless I made these 2 pillow covers with the Swoon block pattern:

swoon block - skalabara.com

swoon block red - skalabara.com

fmq detail meandring - skalabara.com

I have used all the rests from swoon blocks I have found and pieced another 3 pillow covers. All pieces are free motion quilted with meanders. Practice is the best teacher!

pillow from swoon block rests - skalabara.com

Pinwheels and broken dishes blocks in orange.

pinwheels - skalabara.com

broken dishes - skalabara.com

Thanks for visiting and till next time, happy quilting, Barbora

4 comments on “pillow covers and fmq

  1. wombatquilts says:

    Your quilting is great. I am so jealous.


    • skalabara says:

      Thanks, I wish I could piece my blocks as precisely as you. Love your paper piecing stars. I think this will be my new challenge for 2014! So I’ll be visiting your site a lot.


  2. knitnkwilt says:

    I’m in practice mode too–yours looks very good. Interesting how different light and dark fabrics make the swoon block look, especially the first two photos.


    • skalabara says:

      Thanks for your comment. I have seen many swoon blocks with many different color combinations and each of them is an original. Each color gives a totally different impression of the block.


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