My name is Dan. I work for the Railroad and have been injured. I am fine but I am unable to get in my truck and go out to shop. My mother was a master Quilter. and she passed before my son got a quilt. I have given him one of mine but having your own quild made for you is ...Well you know. I have been practiceing making a few quilts and I feel I am ready to plan out and tackle the job of making him his own quilt. I have even gone as far as getting my very own singer 221. Anyway my question
Originally Posted by soccertxi
I had a request for more info on this process. I did not purchase a pattern for this. I saw it on a blog and asked if I could use the idea. (a long time ago!) You could use this method with t-shirts or regular fabric. Contrast is very important to maintain the 'shadow'. The shadow should be dark and the background/sashing should be much lighter. The recipent of this quilt requested no white as there were pets in the house.
You can use all the
also is a picture of a desk, not the high part in the back that I bought to put my machines in
also is a picture of a deal, not the high part in the back that I bought to put my machines in
Attachment 553384My daughter here from New York, helping to paint in my trailer. Got it painted and have been trying to upload photos showing where we parked the trailer, but won't let me do that.
My daughter here from New York, helping to paint in my trailer. Got it painted and have been trying to upload photos showing where we parked the trailer, but won't let me do that.
Originally Posted by applique
I saw a Facebook posting called Forgotten Dogs of the Fifth Ward (you can search Facebook for the posting under Fogotten Dogs and dog with a teddy). I emailed the photographer and she gave me permission to use the photo in a quilt. I will make a lap sized raffle quilt for the organization and an appliqued piece for her mom. In our email she said her mom is a quilter so I will send the extra applique for her mom to piece into a quilt for her daughter. (I only like to do applique). So for those of
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.
Layout inspired by Bonnie Hunter's "Random Ohio Stars"
75" x 88"
Quilters' cotton top and back/Hobbs 80/20 batting
Does anyone know of any charities in NW Ohio area that excepts quilts? I am looking for one to join or maybe start one for local hospital NICU or nursery, nursing homes, veteran hospital or the needy. I am new to quilting but love doing it and learning how much fun it is, but would like to have a good cause to give them too. Any information would be helpful. Thank you in advance*