Friday, August 17, 2012

Branching out

I know you've heard about this book on other blogs, but I wanted to throw out my opinion too! I wasn't asked to write a review, and I paid for my copy, so these opinions are mine. Untitled Let me just say Angela Walters' book is awesome. When it comes to quilting, I was strictly a stippling and straight-line girl (I'd throw in some loops if I was feeling frisky!), but this book has given me the confidence to do much more. Untitled I'm not gonna like--when I finished this quilt, I felt like a rock star! My stitches aren't perfect (I worked myself into some awkward corners more than once), but this is far beyond anything I thought I could do on my little machine. Angela's instructions and diagrams are simple and easy to follow. More than anything, she lends a "hey, this is possible!" attitude that inspires me to try new things. Untitled And this is just the first design! I cannot wait to try some more.

12 comments:

Kelsey said...

You did an awesome job!!! I need to get that book :)

Kristie said...

Awesome! You DID rock that FMQ. You go girl!

Debbie said...

This is really awesome - good for you!! I need to get my book out & play too!

Lindsay Conner said...

Looks awesome! I think I am going to take Angela's Craftsy class when I have a little more time--would love to get the book as well. :)

Toni said...

Yep, awesome pretty much sums it up! It looks fabulous, Katie! I'm just going to have to get this book, aren't I?

felicity said...

You did a fabulous job here, Katie! Thanks for the review - I have her book on hold at the library!

Heather D. said...

Hey, good for you Katie! This is awesome. I'm not so brave..

Lee said...

Great job! That is gorgeous! I really have to get that book - it's inspiring so many people to try awesome new FMQ!

Chelsea said...

Your quilting looks so good! You should really be proud, getting those curves smooth takes a lot of effort.

**nicke... said...

katie, that is so great! you did a wonderful job! i have seen so many people loving her book i really should give it a go!

Kelly said...

You totally rocked it girl!!!!!

Amanda Rose said...

This turned out beautifully! I'm usually just a stitch in the ditch kind of girl but, would love to learn more! I think this looks great and I wouldn't of known that you were a first timer!

Amanda Rose
http://sewmuchtosay.blogspot.com