One of my very first online blog friends was Cheryl. We corresponded pretty regularily back then and she has become someone I call a friend, even though we have never met. She rose to quilting stardom pretty fast as she does some really amazing things with lights in her quilts, her unique comic spin on quilts and generally a pretty talented girl. In her rise, she met Pokey Bolton along the way. You may remember I had a
Now Cheryl has invited me to join her 'How I Started Quilting Blog Hop'. I am supposed to tell you how I got started and hopefully show you some improvements I have made along the way.
My first quilt was a Trip Around the World. I gave it to my brother for his camp. I used POLYESTER! This is a picture of a quilt I made shortly after that using all fabric from Australia.
Look at the free motion quilting on the back.
Can my stitches be any bigger? And how big did I do the fmq? Oh my it is embarrassing just showing it=)
This is the front of the quilt.. It is all fused and I didn't even quilt the fusing at all. So there are big blank patches on the quilt with no quilting on it.
Here are the other awesome bloggers in this Blog Hop. Go and check them out=)
August 1st Cyndi Souder
August 2nd Becky Glasby
August 3rd Cheryl Sleboda
August 4th Barb Forrister
August 5th Me=)
August 6th Tracy Mooney
August 7th Lisa Chin
August 8th Laura Krasinski
August 9th Catherine Redford
August 10th Sylvia Lewis