More quilty progress this weekend. I completed the third section of quilting on the nine-patch quilt. It's done with free motion machine quilting in a Baptist fan pattern. I created a template which was a good idea for this. I don't think I could have done this without markings; especially around the edges of the section in the center of the quilt where the pattern only covered a portion of the block. I thought I might be able to do the quilting on these curves using a straight stitch, but I would have had to twist the whole quilt around too much. Free motion was easier to move around.
I'm also nearly done with the applique on Florabunda block 10. I have 4 more leaves, 6 flower centers and the double center of the patch to complete. I'm looking forard to getting this top together, but I'll be sad when it's done because I have really enjoyed working on these blocks.