Saturday, May 30, 2015

Quilters Face Your Fears

I have always been quite upfront with the fact that my quilting is much better than my piecing. Free motion quilting in particular makes my heart sing. My piecing? Meh. A means to have something to quilt. I know this is somewhat unusual for a quilter.



This picture is for all you fabulous quilters who look at free motion quilting or free motion quilting with rulers and think, "I hope I don't mess this up." Because that's pretty much my feeling as I piece today.


But we don't get better if we just stick to what we've always done. One thing I do know is that facing our fears and push past our comfort zone is where we really grow. Maybe it's quilting, maybe it's something else.

Face them. Push on past. Keep on stitching!

4 comments:

  1. Well that hourglass block looks perfect, so unless you've already done a whole bunch that don't match, I'd say your piecing is fine. I really enjoy your blog and my free motion quilting is getting more adventurous, but I don't ever expect it will look like yours. And I'm fine with that. Thanks for all your inspiration.

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    1. I am happy to say that it appears I am getting better with practice!

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  2. The best way to grow, is to stretch out of your comfort zone. Looks like you're doing a great job!

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    1. I've been doing a lot of stretching over the last couple of years and I see it's growing me. Too bad it hasn't also made me taller and thinner! LOL

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