I successfully free-motion-quilted the owls. Anticipating my own bad memory capacities I’ll document what I did step by step (I might miss some though):
Making the sandwich:
On the whole:
The quilting thread, Madeira Cotona:
The back, a bit wobbly:
This fabric is simply fabulous and funny:
Cut and ironed corners:
That’s where the border is supposed to be attached:
I won’t do a binding, just fold the back fabric over and sew it to the patchwork. I already did this last year for some summer blankets I made for my children. It is fast, easy and non-fuss. Just what I need to keep the rhythm going.
And now for something totally unrelated: I made earrings for a friend who ordered them matching a necklace she had purchased from me some time ago:
I so love it when the crafting mojo is intact!