Today, we will focus on circular feathers quilting design and how to neatly curl them into the spine. Feathering a circular spine is a key skill for all quilters to master. Plus, it looks wonderful quilted in a large blank area on a quilt top.
Feather Practice 6-1 (pdf) (Right click to download, need Adobe Reader to view)
This was how I created this motif shown above the chicken:
Here are some quilts where I curled my feathers to showcase a quilt space:
Look just outside the center of this guild opportunity quilt:
The outermost quilt texture is also circular feathers on this quilt:
Hope you have enjoyed this lesson on Circular Feathers- which is 6th in my Feather Practice Series. Below are some links to previous Lessons:
As always, leave me a comment if you appreciate my free tutorials and handouts! Happy quilting, Carla