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Originally Posted by zozee
This is my third attempt to post pictures with narrative. The two previous ones timed out or, for some other reason, would not post till I had logged back in, and by then the posts were gone.
So here's the quick version. I made this quilt for an ESL student of mine. I've tutored her and her younger brother for a year and we are heartbroken to have to part ways. They're moving two hours away.
It was Lilly's birthday present and I used her favorite colors. I quilted special
Originally Posted by JenniePenny
Just attended the World Quilt Show in New Hampshire. Oh my goodness it was wonderful!!
I know you will really be taken with at least one of these photos:
Originally Posted by weasier22
This is one of two quilts I'm making for a baby coming in July! The reason for the second quilt is that this one is big. Much bigger than I wanted, but I finished it because I just loved the pattern. I have made the smaller quilt top and will be quilting that one today. Since this quilt ended up to be so big, I added a hanging sleeve to the back. Thought it could be hung on a wall until the baby was older and out of a crib.
Originally Posted by Rebecca_S
Here is a baby quilt I made with a selection of extra 4 patches. There wasn't any pattern for the piecing, just a semi-random slash-and-sew method with a yard of white fabric. I used straight line quilting in each of the white areas, thanks to everyone who made suggestions on the quilting when I posted the flimsy!
Originally Posted by ozarkgal
This quilt comes from North Carolina, a log cabin with 4 blocks reversed to create a center panel.
We feathered the blocks with a feather theme outside border. Hope you enjoy the pictures and they give you some ideas.
Originally Posted by Digitabulist
A table topper Christmas present. Kit had snowman buttons but I think I'd use small red buttons next time as the snowmen seem to blend into the background fabric.
Originally Posted by Jeanne S
This is a great quick pattern for charity or a good beginner pattern for those looking for something easy with no seams to match.
1. Cut all fabrics (except sashing, see below #8) in 4 1/2" strips. This works well for scraps, FQ and yardage.
2. My quilt has 20 blocks, but can easily be made smaller or larger by adjusting the number of the blocks. As shown, this quilt is a generous throw size finishing at 58" x 72".
3. Your center square should be the same as
Originally Posted by SheriR
I got it in my head to make a fast baby quilt for my daughter's Brother & SisterInLaw. I pulled my scraps of red/gold/gray and came up with a D9P, one of my favorite patterns. I zigzag pieced some batting ends and I did need to buy soft, minky for the back and the perfect red/gray for the binding.
It was not really FAST like I wanted. But I had fun, got in some free motion practice, used up some bits of stash, and since I went with a 4x5 block grid but intended on 5x5, I have five
Originally Posted by moreland
I took a couple of pictures that I think will help people understand what I mean by "Quarter Log Cabin Block". With this block and picture to follow, you can put together a quilt like this without a real pattern. However if you want a commercial pattern, it is available from:
www.ericas.com Pattern # 29420
Hope this helps everyone whose been asking for more information. Glad you all have enjoyed my quilt. I will attach a copy of it as well so
Originally Posted by Rose Marie
I like El Burns method for 8 at a time using two large squares. 6 in for 2 1/2 in squares. 8 in for 3 1/2.
draw an x on stacked squares right sides facing each other and sew on both sides of lines. Cut in half both ways then on lines and you have 8 HST that need just a small bit of squaring up.