Quilt ADD in therapy

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Other than my family, the passion of my life is quilting. An eclectic, I love a wide variety of styles and techniques encompassing both machine and hand work. Instagram: lyncc_quilts

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

WIP - Finishing the Center

Been a while since I've done a WIP post. Still plugging away an hour each morning on my double wedding ring anniversary quilt. Putting the fill in now on the central focal area!



I used golden threads quilting paper to put in some personalization spots, like our initials, wedding year, 25th spot. . . And I "fenced" it off from the other rings which will all have the same design placed into them later.




Is it perfect? Not even. In particular, I'm dealing with tension issues while FMQing over the paper.




But it's pretty and it's getting finished - a far cry from my prior crippling need to have everything I do turn out perfectly. I'm so very glad I got over that!!



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Linking up at
 
Angie's Hexie Fridays

Esther's WOW

Leah's Free Motion quilting
(which is what got me over my fear of FMQ to start with!)
 
 

26 comments:

Heather said...

So far, so good...it's looking great!

Shauna said...

It is beautiful. I totally understand having to get over the need for perfection. The more you relax the better it goes!!!!

LA Paylor said...

So does pulling the paper out pull the stitches? The design is so good and effective. Touching.
LeeAnna
lapaylor.blogspot.com

Denise :) said...

This is beautiful! I love your focal quilting in each of the rings! :)

happydaysquilting said...

Its looking beautiful :)

Miss Jean said...

It looks perfect to me. I am so impressed you are doing this on your regular machine and not a longarm!

Sharon said...

Looking great! This is pretty ambitious, you should be proud

Bunny said...

Just beautiful I love it.
Bunny

The Nifty Stitcher said...

Stunning quilt Lynn. Beautiful!!!!

Queenie Believe said...

Your DWR is coming along beautifully! Your doing great! Perfection is totally overated and sucks the life out of a girl. Keep up the beautiful work.
Have a great day.
Always, Queenie

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

This may be my all time new favorite quilt. It is so wonderful. If Big Mick and I renew our vows will you make me one??? We have a 50th in 2 years........grin.....just kiddin'.

Glenda said...

It is such a romantic quilt from colour, fabrics, design, to the quilting, so so much love can be seen every where one looks. Think of your great grandchild one day touching it with reverence saying oh great gran put so so much love in to this quilt. Cheers Glenda

Karens Quilts, Crows and Cardinals said...

Very nice Lyn... thanks for sharing it with us.

Deb@asimplelifequilts said...

It looks amazing! Love the personal touches.

FlourishingPalms said...

I'm abysmally behind on blog-reading, so I'm happily surprised to see how far you've progressed on this quilt. Such a great job you're doing! Your quilting looks really good, so no more bad-mouthing about a lack of perfection. You are a very skilled FMQer. I'm looking forward to catching up on all your posts about quilty pretties.

Dana Gaffney said...

It's beautiful! Everything you do isn't perfect? ;). It always looks amazing to me.

A Nudge said...

It's looking gorgeous - love the personal touch you're adding to it.

Heidi said...

Perfectly luscious:-)
I mean YUM.

Muv said...

Beautiful quilting Lyn! I tried free motion quilting over paper once. It ripped it to shreds.
Love,
Muv

ChristaQuilts said...

Ooh! Luscious quilting!

Linda Wulf Koenig said...

Wow, absolutely gorgeous. I'm glad it's not perfect (trying to get over that neurosis myself), but you sure can't tell from these photos!

Joan said...

Love your wedding ring quilt - and your quilting - that's one I have on my to do list...a lot cut out,,,need to get it done my December...and I think it will take me that ling.. Its not an easy one to do. Is yours for a gift?

Carrie P. said...

Oh, you are quilting your anniversary quilt. It looks so good. It has been a while since I have visited.

Amy, a redeemed sheep said...

Its spectacular!!

Kevin the Quilter said...

Simply spectacular! And, like you, perfection to me is WAY overrated! Such beautiful symbolism in your anniversary quilt!

averyclaire.org said...

Your quilting on this is magnificent....beautiful choices for your motifs. And lovely hand work! It is a really beautiful quilt.