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Monday, April 23, 2012

FMQ Challenge/April 2012

I have been taking this challenge for 4 months now..put on by SewCalGal and her great instructors. I am having a great time with it too. This months challenge has been the easiest for me so far. This months teacher is Don Linn, who gave a fantastic video tutorial on making your own templates and transferring them to fabric. It worked out wonderful. Thank you Don.  So; here it is.....first I traced the template on to the toole:

This was with a black Sharpie...heat sealed the ink. Voila!!


I transferred it onto the fabric with an air soluable purple pen. I forgot that pic...lol.
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Here is the first one quilted:You can still see a bit of the purple pen but not much else. So I did it again....in a little better color fabric.
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Now I know it's not perfect...lol, but is improving. I felt more control with this piece. Don't look at my echoing!!!This will be linked up with SewCalGal for the April Challenge....Thanks Darlene and Don; it was fun...and a wonderful lesson.

9 comments:

  1. Great job Marjorie, I have yet to get to that FMQ , I have been just too busy !

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  2. Very nice, Marjorie. I just watched the wole video. I might like to get his book with the designs.

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  3. It looks beautiful and I'm glad you said it's easy. I haven't done mine yet.

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  4. Way to go Marjorie -- I read / watch the tutorials each month but I haven't completed them. You are doing a great job !

    Thanks for sharing.
    Karen

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  5. Looks good. Did you find the air pen fade quick? Or was it not too bad?

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  6. Congratulations on being the prize winner for April!

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  7. Congratulations, Marjorie!!!

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