Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

St. Patrick's Day, FMQ, Lori Kennedy

Top of the Mornin’ to YOU, Quilters!

I hope YOUR day is filled with little pieces of gold, corned beef and cabbage, parades, green beer AND

Green Quilting!!!

To get you started, check out my Shamrock machine quilting video–on my Amazon Author page HERE

Bernina, Free motion quilting, shamrock, geranium, stencil

(To read more about how I made the quilt above and below–including the stencil info, read HERE)

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures.”

Bernina, Free motion quilting, shamrock, geranium, stencil

Shamrock Stencil

“You’ll never plough a field by turning it over in your mind.”

St. Patrick's Day, FMQ, Lori Kennedy

“May you get all your wishes but one, so you’ll always have something to strive for!”

Shamrock Free Motion Quilting, Giveaway

“May your home always be too small to hold your friends.”  (and your closets too small to hide all your fabric!)

Free Motion Quilting-Shamrock Tutorial

The Shamrock

“May you always have a clean shirt, a clear conscience, and enough coins in your pocket to buy a pint–

a FAT QUARTER!!!

Have a happy day!

Lori O’MotionFree

PS…All tutorials, images and information are the property of Lori Kennedy at The Inbox Jaunt and are intended for personal use.  Feel free to re-blog, pin or share with attribution to The Inbox Jaunt.  For all other purposes, please contact me at lckennedy@hotmail.com.  Thanks!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day, FMQ, Lori Kennedy

Top of the Morning to YOU!

Wish me luck!  All the months of planning and rehearsing are complete and I am filming today at the Craftsy studios in Denver…

In my first Craftsy video, I demonstrated 50 machine quilting motifs and introduced 6 Compositional Styles to help you Divide and Conquer any quilting space (along with tons of tips and tricks to improve the quality of your stitching…

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In the class I am filming today, 50 more motifs with an emphasis on doodling and creating YOUR VERY OWN motif reference tools!

I’m really excited because the two videos allow me to share so much of  The Inbox Jaunt-in tidy little packages!
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Wish me luck!

St. Patrick's Day, FMQ, Lori Kennedy

But, quietly please…

Shhhh…we’re filming…

Craftsy Studios

May YOUR day be filled with excitement, joy and the Luck of the Irish!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Lori

PS…all tutorials, images and information are the property of Lori Kennedy at The Inbox Jaunt and are intended for personal use only.  Feel free to re-blog, pin or share with attribution to The Inbox Jaunt.  For all other purposes, please contact me at lckennedy@hotmail.com.  Thanks!

St. Patrick’s Day Quilting

AQ Magazine, Shamrocks, FMQ, Lori Kennedy

Good Morning, Quilters!

I’ve been off to a late start every day this week because I am working on a BIG PROJECT!

More on that next week….exciting!!!

I’m also excited about the March issue of American Quilter Magazine!  As you know, for more than two years, I have written a column dedicated to machine quilting…

AQ Magazine, Shamrocks, FMQ, Lori Kennedy

This month’s tutorial  is dedicated to my husband and children who are Irish–(I’m only Irish by marriage!)

The article contains way more than The Clover and The Shamrock

The tutorial also includes a Trefoil and techniques for changing a simple single motif into a fabulous border!
AQ Magazine, Shamrocks, FMQ, Lori Kennedy

It’s on newsstands right now…or better yet, subscribe to AQ Magazine…

Glossy printed FMQ tutorials–the rest is gravy!  (and there’s lots of gravy!)

Signed,

Lucky Lori

PS…All tutorials, images and information are the property of Lori Kennedy at The Inbox Jaunt and are intended for personal use only.  Feel free to re-blog, pin or share with attribution to The Inbox Jaunt.  For all other purposes, please contact me at lckennedy@hotmail.com.  Thanks!