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Originally Posted by ube quilting
This was started in 2008 for friend,Peg. She had some scraps of her favorite fabric from the 70's. I made her a tote and the rest of the scraps went here. It was going to be bigger but..... The batik coral is what was left and this is what they grew into. Now to get it quilted. This will be her 60th birthday surprise.
pattern is PP: Double Pink Kaleidoscope
From: Antique quilts Recreated by
Originally Posted by Knitette
I'd like to make my darling SIL a Tumbling Blocks quilt for Christmas. I saw a video on this ages ago where two strips were joined and cut at an angle and joined. I plan to use three shades of blue to get the effect.
However, I've been searching for a simple pattern and have come across ones that speak about 'setting in' and Y-blocks?? What is that and will I need to do it?
I need a pattern that tells me how much fabric I'll need in each colour and the finished size
Originally Posted by oma66
Many of you may have already done this, but maybe some have not...use a panel in an attic window design.
I think this looks wonderful. What do you think?
The windows are 5 inch squares, the frames are 2 1/2 inches, the sashing in 2 inches , first border is 2 1/2 inches and the outside border is 3 1/2 inches (all measurement are cutting measurement).
It measures 40 1/2 x 43 finished.
Originally Posted by littlebitoheaven
Thank you to everyone who commented on my daughter's quilt and for your interest in the pattern. I did get permission from Moda and Patrice (Administrator) to post the pattern here on the Board. There are 3 pages. The first 2 are the copies of the original Moda Hankie Quilt pattern that I got from the quilt store. The 3rd page is a diagram of how I set up my DD quilt showing the sashing. I also used a log cabin block in the corners of the piano key border. Good luck and thanks to all for your kind
Originally Posted by Bobbielinks
Sandy brought me this bird panel which has some unique borders. When I first saw it I thought the center square with the surrounding triangles had been pieced; but, closer inspection showed me that it was a panel. And a very beautiful one!!! Sandy, with some of her friends, were very creative in designing the borders for this wallhanging. I took inspiration from the quilt for my quilting ideas. SID narrow borders, outlined the birds, some continous curves, stippling, a whirling motif in some
Originally Posted by calicojoan
Remember when Postal Packin Mama posted this quilt earlier this summer? Well, I was so inspired that I just had to make one of my own. I never dreamed that it would use up so many scraps, but my scrap drawers are now empty and I am one happy camper! It's big 120" by 120" and heavy, which will be wonderful come winter time. It's pieced with a QAYG method. Thanks Postal
Originally Posted by Elaray
Several months ago, I bought Gyleen X. Fitzgerald's book, Trash to Treasure Pineapple Quilts, and the accompanying pineapple ruler. It took me quite awhile before I attempted to make the blocks. Once I started, it was hard to stop. I was up way past my bedtime making this small wall hanging. I hand sewed the binding while sitting on the porch. It was sooooo relaxing! I call it "Peaceful Pineapples."
I've sewn garments for
Originally Posted by Shirleydorothy
I have a Bernina Aurora QE440 Edition Quilting and Embroidery Machine. Does anyone know how to use the embroidery machine.....everytime I try to use it, I can only get so far and when I push the blue "START" button, nothing happens. I am ready to tear my hair out....
Frustrated to death!!
Originally Posted by Deborahlees
The queen size quilt that I did QAYG (Quilt as you go) on used a strip (like binding tape) on the bottom. I believe the instructions I followed were Marti Michell. You quilt the square to within 2 " of the edge, then sew the top pieces together, then add the strip and fold over and hand sew......worked for me with such a large quilt. Go on line....was also watching "Sew it all" on PBS yesterday, and then had another method for a baby size quilt which was done with horizonal pieces