My Crocheted-Quilt. Tutorial/Pics.

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by , 02-09-2014 at 09:05 AM (1547 Views)
Quote Originally Posted by tron80 View Post
Several members of this wonderful site ask me how I made this type of "quilt" . A "crocheted-quilt" I named it.
I hope this is the right place to show it. Thank you very much for your warm welcome aboard.
This is my first attemp to make a quilt 30 years ago when I was in college. The proyect was bigger but it went UFO several month later ..... (too much study and... partys I think ).
Two years ago I rescued it from my mom's attic, I re-learned to crochet and I put together the blocks already done and voila! half of the UFO finished. The other half is raw fabric . and orphan blocks thus this tutorial.

The size is: 43" x 64"

As I am a little english challeged LOL! I think is better I show the process by pictures instead only words!!

My red and green crocheted-quilt

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1.- the block sandwich: the batting is poly from the eigthies!!!

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2.- basting each block

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3.- Joint with aplique stitch around the border. (the thread is heavy duty for embroidery)

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4.- Attach the first round of double crochet through the aplique stichs.

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5.-Set the pattern, mine is simple diagonal of each fabric.

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6.- joint the blocks

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7.- And crochet a pretty edging!!!

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This is the back.

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Well, I hope you could find this interesting. Love to hear your opinions!

Happy Quilting!
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  1. owlvamp's Avatar
    I love it! I will put this on my to do list. One question though. How do you keep the batting from moving?

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