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Thread: Help!!! Pieced wholecloth pattern.....

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    Help!!! Pieced wholecloth pattern.....

    I am looking for ideas for piecing a wholecloth type quilt for my daughter. She wants a wholecloth for her king sized bed.....she wants it pieced....we saw one somewhere but I can`t remember where. It was light colored...beiges and whites and a very simple pattern. I wanted to see it again for inspiration....I want to start buying fabric for it....does anyone remember seeing one on here?? I think I will try and get it done for next Christmas and surprise her....any help would be appreciated...thank you!!!

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    I have never seen a whole cloth pieced. I will be wacthing this thread. Hopw to see a picture of it.

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    By definition, a wholecloth is not pieced.

    It sounds like she just wants a quilt where the quilting design/texture creates as much of the pattern as the piecing does.

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    I know they are out there. My aunt did one year's ago by quilting on large muslin blocks, I believe 16 inch and putting them together. Unfortunately that was before good cameras! I'll take a look see on the web and get back to this thread.

    Yes, that is techniquely not a whole cloth but only the quilting itself makes the design not the piecing.
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    Do you mean a series of regular shaped blocks with feature quilting in each? You could pull that together yourself from multiple sources perhaps. It wouldn't be a whole cloth quilt though, from my understanding of that term.

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    I made my son a white on white...it was blocks put tog to look like a wholecloth. Dont have a pic sorry.
    why does it have to be pcd. I did mine that way because it was easier to do block by block.

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    The one we saw was pieced but the fabrics kind of blended together....it was really different.....and it is her choice so i want to do it as she wants....after it is pieced I will treat it as if it was only one piece of fabric....so wish i could find the one i saw....i don`t remember exactly what the squares were .....if i don`t find one i`ll try and improvise...
    Quote Originally Posted by lynnie View Post
    I made my son a white on white...it was blocks put tog to look like a wholecloth. Dont have a pic sorry.
    why does it have to be pcd. I did mine that way because it was easier to do block by block.

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    well i intend to treat it as one piece after it is pieced...i know...maybe i`,m just giving myself a lot of problems lol
    Quote Originally Posted by noveltyjunkie View Post
    Do you mean a series of regular shaped blocks with feature quilting in each? You could pull that together yourself from multiple sources perhaps. It wouldn't be a whole cloth quilt though, from my understanding of that term.

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    the quilting should be the star i think, the piecing would be only background , but with some pattern but not being the main feature.....sheshhhh does it make sense??? lol
    Quote Originally Posted by Skittl1321 View Post
    By definition, a wholecloth is not pieced.

    It sounds like she just wants a quilt where the quilting design/texture creates as much of the pattern as the piecing does.

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