A Treasury of Creative Free Motion Quilting Motifs

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Unique, Fun and Whimsical Motifs!

We love the look of free motion quilting. There’s something about the traditional feathers, pebbles and curved motifs that bring a quilt to life. The simplest blocks become something special when quilted with decorative designs.

While the popular traditional motifs are time honored and beautiful, sometimes we want something different. Often a bit of whimsy is just the right touch.

Designer Lori Kennedy has created several free motion quilting tutorials that are unusual and fun. There are designs for borders, for showcasing in squares and triangles, and for background fill. All of them are a bit different and many are sweet and whimsical.

Click here for Lori Kennedy’s Free Motion Quilting Tutorials.

Here’s a sampling of her tutorials. Some are simple, some are complex and all of them are lovely.

Dizzy Daisy Free Motion Quilting Motif

Sewing Maching Free Motion Quilting Motif

Tulip Time Quilting Motif

Modern Leaf Free Motion Quilting Motif

Wooly Mittens Free Motion Quilting Motif

Grid Pop Free Motion Quilting Motif

Pretty Posy Free Motion Quilting Motif

There are many more free tutorials to choose from on Lori’s website. You’ll find seasonal and hobby motifs, as well as creative takes on more traditional designs.

Click here for Lori Kennedy’s Free Motion Quilting Tutorials.

While you’re there, take a look around the site. She has many great tips for creating your own motifs from doodles.


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