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  1. 11-minute flower

    by , 09-03-2012 at 08:24 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by cat-on-a-mac View Post
    These are really just 10-minute blocks (see but starting with what I'll call a 1/4 snowball.

    For one flower, you need

    2 -- 5" squares of fabric 1
    2 -- 5" squares of fabric 2
    1 -- 4" square for center
    4 -- 2.5" squares of background

    Sew each background square onto one corner of your four 5" squares. Trim seam to 1/4" and press toward the background color
  2. 11-minute flowers .... 14-month quilt?

    by , 09-03-2012 at 08:22 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by cat-on-a-mac View Post
    Way last summer I posted some blocks I had made using all batiks, based on the 10-minute block, with a slight variation to make them look like flowers. I did a short tutorial at the time (here's a link)

    Well, I finally am finishing up a quilt made from these blocks. I still have to do the binding, but wanted to share; I'M SO GLAD TO BE (nearly) DONE! It's king sized, so it was quite a challenge to quilt on my regular sewing machine, even though I have one with a large harp space.
  3. declared war on my scrap bag: resulting reversible QAYG quilt

    by , 09-03-2012 at 08:16 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by postal packin' mama View Post
    Completely reversible king-size quilt; both sides are made totally from scraps.

    I used Warm & Natural batting. It's a bit heavy as it's got so many (thousands,
    it seemed!) seam allowances enclosed so it's nice to be able to "change" the quilt
    by just turning it over.

    This one is "Buggy Wheels". I used white sashing and white binding on this side.
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  4. When others inspire

    by , 09-03-2012 at 08:15 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by calicojoan View Post
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    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
  5. Just finishes the last of nine

    by , 09-03-2012 at 07:38 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by dunngriffith View Post
    This is the top for the last of my children's quilts (9th). Now I just need to sandwich it and get it quilted on my Jamome.
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  6. I'm a Wiener baby quilt :)

    by , 09-03-2012 at 07:14 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Yarn or Fabric View Post
    Yes, the name of the pattern I loosely followed is "I'm a Wiener" - because of the wiener dogs.
    I just finished piecing this top this afternoon. It's for my youngest son's best bud's baby sister - who was born cough-last December-cough. Yeah, it's a bit late...

    The pattern for the dogs is from the Dare to be Square book. The original pattern makes a S shaped dog on the front of the quilt which would be fabulous if the baby's name began with a S but it begins with
  7. ufo #4 top finished!

    by , 09-03-2012 at 04:20 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by ube quilting View Post
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    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

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  8. hand quilting

    by , 09-03-2012 at 04:10 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by banjo68 View Post
    Hi, new to this site but it is fantastic. I have done mostly machine quilting but lately have been working on hand quilting and enjoy that more.The quilting I have done was"in the ditch" quilting but I plan to make a quilt,Trinity Celtic Knot pattern and would like to hear from someone who hand quilts and may have made a quilt from this pattern and could suggest a different way to quilt it, not too complicated, as I am a novice at quilting.Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
  9. Help please - Tumbling Blocks pattern (very confused!)

    by , 09-03-2012 at 01:03 PM
    Quote Originally Posted by Knitette View Post
    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
  10. Mixed Block Panel

    by , 09-02-2012 at 10:51 AM
    I purchased a Animal Spirits Mixed Block panel to make a quilt. Blocke range in size from 3" x 3" to 7 1/4" x 6" . How do I figure out what size to make my blocks? I want to do a wall hanging or maybe a lap quilt.
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