The straight line quilting enhances the movement of shapes in the grey background fabric. In some areas, I used more intricate, whimsical motifs to give focus and framing to shapes that emerge in the piecing.
Each row featured a different straight line quilting motif to highlight the heart shapes without distracting from the beautiful designs of Libs’s new fabric line, Mixtape.
Intricate arches and fillers on the tulips provide a contrast against the breezy texture of free motion “graffiti” style swirls, paisleys, and waves, in the navy negative space.
Straight line, geometric quilting enhances the optical illusion of three-dimensional ridges and pyramids.