Is Perfection YOUR Quilting Goal? Should it Be?


Welsh Leaf--Red on Gray Free Motion QuilitingHappy Friday!  It’s another lovely day in Minnesota. I hope you all are enjoying fair skies and warm weather this week!

Today is Open Line Friday…Any questions out there?  YOU ask– WE ALL answer!


The photos today are from a little practice piece I stitched several years ago.  I was inspired by a whole cloth Welsh quilt I found in a magazine.

The Welsh quilting tradition which reached it’s height before World War II was primarily hand quilted and is gorgeous because it is NOT PERFECT–which gives it character.

Welsh quilting has greatly influenced my quilts…while I prefer machine quilting, I definitely embrace:


Welsh Leaf, Free Motion Quilting


Try The Welsh Leaf Free Motion Quilt Tutorial and see The Quilt I Almost Threw Away-A Welsh inspired quilt for more.

What about YOU?  What style of quilt is YOUR inspiration right now?

Would YOU enjoy quilting a little more if you weren’t always striving for perfection?

I’d love to hear!


PS…Google or perform a Pinterest Search: “Welsh Quilting Images”  for more ideas…

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