Ferris Wheel Quilt - Custom Machine Quilting by Natalia Bonner

Lori made this fun Ferris Wheel quilt. It's such a fun quilt, with a lot of piecing and a little bit of applique!

When Lori mailed me this quilt she asked me to custom machine quilt it for her, She liked how I had machine quilted Jan's Ferris Wheel quilt a year or so ago and asked if I'd quilt hers the same. I loved how I had quilted Jan's so I was more than happy to quilt Lori's the same!

The quilt pattern originally comes from the book It's a Circus, I love how bright and cheery it is. 
That negative space border is what really makes the custom machine quilting pop! I really love playing with negative space. :)
I machine quilted pebbles as the background filler and then quilted a fun flower in between each Ferris Wheel. I wanted to add just a touch of detail. 
Click here for more information about having me machine quilt for you, for more machine quilting tips and tricks check out my books; Beginner's Guide to Free-Motion Quilting and Next Steps in Machine Quilting.


  1. OH MY GOSH Natalia! You've outdone yourself with this one~STUNNING!

  2. This is absolutely gorgeous. Love the designs you have used and boy what a lot of pebbles-love them and you quilt them so well.

  3. This is so, so pretty. I'm just amazed. When I see all the beautiful quilts you post I get so inspired. Thank you!

  4. I am so happy that I signed up to receive your posts by email! After the first post on your free motion quilting, I look forward to seeing your brilliant and beautiful quilting! Plus, as another advantage, I get so inspired by the spectacular quilts that you get to quilt. If it was not for the fact that I never have extra money....I would ship each and every quilt top I make to you. Thank you for sharing and inspiring me each and every day! Have a wonderful day creating!

  5. Stunning! I love all the custom touches that really bring out the piecing. And the colors are so happy!

  6. It is absolutely stunning! Both the quilt and the quilting.

  7. I really love it and all the fun you put into the negative spaces.


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