A few months ago, when I was stuck in the blues, making a blue quilt and a blue place mat for my friend (Was it really that long?)
yes, it was actually back in June!!
So, as I was saying : a few months ago, when I started to have a monochromatic life, I decided to do a little side project. At that time, I showed you only one little picture of the project.
It didn't show much because I didn't want the recipiant to guess what I was doing. And it worked cause NObody guessed ... (Will you tell us what it is NOW?)
... what it was!
In that post, I showed (What are the red pieces for? Is it done?)
... I showed a picture of a cardinal (Just answer the questions!!!)
I just did! I showed a picture of a cardinal because I was sewing a cardinal !!!
Actually two cardinals. (Oohhhh!)
One to give and one to keep. Since Cécile D from Patchwork Inspiration
has so generously helped me, I thought of making a little something to show her my appreciation. Merci Cécile ♥. (Show more pictures.)
I don't have more pictures. (Why not?)
Because ... I didn't take more. (What was the idea of not taking plenty of pictures BEFORE shipping it half way across the world?)
I am SEEEERRIously starting to thing my left brain needs some wine! (LOL. Yes, please!)
Hers, on the left, is hand quilted. I machine quilted mine since the picture was taken. I FREE MOTION quilted mine!!! (Oh la! EXCUUUUUSE me!!)
it's quite an accomplishment for me because it was my first time !! Yeah!! I really love the way it turned out! Double yeah! (yea, yea, blah blah blah!)
I did go a little too far into the bird on few places but still, I am proud of what I did,until I look on the other side.
(Bahhaha! What a mess!)
Gee, thanks! But seriously, yes it is. What happen? (You didn't do it right!)
I am asking all the experienced FMQ out there (not talking to YOU!)
What have I done wrong? The tension was good when I sew straight and not so good when I turned. Why? Will it go away once my stitches are more evenly spaced or is it a bigger problem ? Please help! (Just throw the machine away. Problem solved!)
I definitively need better advice than this! Thank you for your input.
Until (you learned how to machine quilt?
) next time ...
(Gosh! I need a glass!) .... sssssMile .... it could be worst!
P.S. Thank you so much to all of you who left a comment on my last post. I sincerely appreciate your input. I read all comments a few times and took notes. I am very happy with my decision. My plan is to show you which fabric I decided on with a finished project but, don't hold your breath because it might take me fooooorrrrreeeeevvver to get it done lol. :^D