Originally Posted by jclinganrey
Giant Scrappy Swoon STEP 6
24 3 ½ HSTs using your SECONDARY and BACKGROUND colors **
24 3 ½ squares of your SECONDARY color**
24 3 ½ squares of your BACKGROUND color**
Sew eight split nine patch block units then sew two units together each matching your secondary colors, creating a flying geese unit. Make four of these units measuring 18 ½ x 9 ½ unfinished.
**(3 ½ unfinished unless using a different size)
Originally Posted by margiepc
I am thinking of buying a featherweight and wondered if there is anything I should be on the lookout for. Any help would be appreciated.
Originally Posted by mea12
I'm wanting to make a king-size quilt for our bed done in ivory/white/soft beiges or even just 2 colors is fine. i have a mix of fat-quarters in those shades. I don't mind SOME piecing but less is more when working w/ this much fabric. I know bc I made one a couple of years ago. Something chic/classy ...but fast and easy!! Thoughts?
My granddaughter wants a chevron quilt for her graduation. I am having problems deciding what size squares to start with. I don't want them real little and she doesn't want it giant size either. What would you recommend?
Quilters' cottons, top and back/poly batting
68" x 80"
If anyone is doing the have a heart pattern, you only need 60 42" inch strips, not the 80 it calls for. Once I did it and had over 1000 inches of fabric left I did the math!! It needs 2500 inches and I did follow the instructions from 80 strips you get 3360 inches. It is a fast quilt but I'm unhappy I wasted so much fabric
Originally Posted by Raggiemom
Welcome to another Virtual Quilting Weekend. I'll be doing a combination of quilting and gardening this weekend. I hope many of you are able to join me in the sewing room and we'll get lots accomplished.
For first timers, just post to this thread what you're working on this weekend and feel free to share pictures. This is an opportunity to "quilt with others" on a virtual retreat and just relax. There are no quilt police here. However, be forewarned--you may gain new ideas
I made this with a fat quarter bundle I got a long time ago. It is by Nancy Gere from Windham, and it was designed in honor of the World's Columbian Exposition which officially opened in Chicago in 1892 celebrating the 400th anniversary of Columbus's voyage to the Americas. Unofficially, it was known as the Chicago World's Fair, and visitors flocked to see the wonders. The fabrics, according to the designer, were based on the Beaux Arts movement of the times, and the center squares in my
Enjoy the eye candy!
Originally Posted by Ms Grace
Pattern is called "Country Checkers" from Quilter's Cache.
Lots of fun to make.