First professional piece done!

A-1 Elite Platinum is a great longarm!

 

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What a lovely way to say, “I must be a longarm quilter now!”  This is from a Lisa Calle Longarm class on http://www.iquilt.com.  I highly recommend the class!

 

 

I wanted a slightly contrasting thread for the back of this quilt.  Glide was used as the upper thread and bobbin line was in the bobbin.  There are two layers of Hobbs 80/20, in order to stiffen this quilt up for a wall quilt.  (It was what I had on hand.)

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View of the back.  I don’t know which side I adore more!

 

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Detail of one area, prior to finishing off the large pearled diamonds.  When I don’t have a clear idea of an area, I simply do what I have a good picture of and then add the other area later.  I’m finding (with this being just the fourth piece on frame for me!) that the “sit and stew” approach works very well for me!

 

 

This was all created without the aid of a computer.  I am a free-motion longarm quilter, and rulers and freehand work are fully on display here.

Now, the big question is what to name this lovely longarm!