The quilting needs to be completed and the quilts brought to the May meeting so we can move on to the binding stage; if you find yourself unable to complete your quilt in time, please let us know as soon as possible so we can find a solution.
For those of you who were asking about the wavy line quilting, there are two ways to do it. Personally, my sewing machine has a decorative stitch that comes in handy when I don't want to be fussy with the quilting:
|The 'wave' decorative stitch|
I select the wave stitch (above), put the stitch length on the longest setting and the stitch width on the widest setting, and it gives me a nice, gentle wave.
Otherwise, if you do not have that kind of stitch on your machine, you can imitate it by simply moving the quilt itself as you quilt, as demonstrated in this video:
Izzy uses this technique on her straight-stitch sewing machine and the results are fantastic!
Good luck and we look forward to seeing the quilts at the May meeting!