Finally finished the last round of feathers! These travel between the gold and rust stars, and the blue plaid "chain" area.
Once again, I planned the route that the stem travels by tracing a pencil line on the gray-scale print out of the quilt design.
Machine quilted using my Juki with no frame.
Just the feather quilting took 14 filled bobbins of tan thread! Now I have to spend some time checking the front and back for stray threads. I try to do this while I am stitching, but there are always just as many "hidden" on the quilt - especially a busy quilt with a pieced plaid backing!
Now I just have to wait for a wind-free day to get a picture of the whole quilt! This is a big one - blocks are 12 inches finished, and they are in a 7 x 9 layout. DH wondered why I wasn't adding a border!