Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
Help with Pattern Choice >

Help with Pattern Choice

Help with Pattern Choice

Old 09-06-2021, 10:34 AM
  #1  
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: British Columbia
Posts: 2,072
Default Help with Pattern Choice

My granddaughter is a Peter Pan fan and I've had this fabric for years without a real plan. Now she is getting married and I want to make a wedding quilt using the Peter Pan fabric. I've been thinking of a double wedding ring but can't quite picture it. Please help with your suggestions for a pattern that will show off the fabric. I have yardages of everything except the accent piece of red which is only a meter.
Attached Thumbnails p1040359.jpg  

Last edited by b.zang; 09-06-2021 at 10:53 AM. Reason: add photo
b.zang is offline  
Old 09-06-2021, 11:02 AM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
Quiltwoman44's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2020
Location: USA
Posts: 652
Default

Oh i love the red most and of course you don't have a lot of that one. So maybe something that will let you show off the red in the center of blocks.....
Quiltwoman44 is offline  
Old 09-06-2021, 11:27 AM
  #3  
Power Poster
 
dunster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Lake Elsinore, CA
Posts: 14,455
Default

There's more of the red fabric here if you're interested.

dunster is offline  
Old 09-06-2021, 11:31 AM
  #4  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 39,805
Default

I think I would go with a pattern where you didn’t cut the feature fabrics into small pieces. I might do one of the BQ Nation patterns from Maple Island Quilts.
Tartan is offline  
Old 09-06-2021, 07:51 PM
  #5  
Super Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Pacific NW
Posts: 8,169
Default

I agree with Tartan. If the focus of the quilt is the Peter Pan theme, then make the fabric the star of the quilt.

If you still want to do the double wedding ring pattern because she's getting married, maybe use other fabrics for that, since they'll get chopped up so small you won't be able to tell they're Peter Pan prints.
Peckish is offline  
Old 09-07-2021, 05:06 AM
  #6  
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2020
Posts: 175
Default

I think you could certainly do a double wedding ring with those fabrics (although as pretty as the red is, I don’t think it works with the others for this project). Use the white for the background, and if you have enough fabric, fussy cut some of the centers to really showcase the design. Do scrappy blue rings and green rings, adding some other med to dark blues and greens. Again, fussy cut some of the ships in the blue and the other motifs to show then off.
SuzSLO is offline  
Old 09-07-2021, 06:15 AM
  #7  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 39,805
Default

Bonnie Hunter has a group in at her Quiltville Inn. Several of the group downloaded the Kira pattern by Gundrun Erla of GE Quilt Design. Go to Bonnie’s Quiltville site to see several colour combos to see if you would like to try it. It features a circular design made from 19 inch square, quite intriguing. I may dig through my stash and download the pattern myself.
Tartan is offline  
Old 09-07-2021, 08:11 AM
  #8  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 39,805
Default

Sorry, typo! The size should read with 10 inch squares not 19!
Tartan is offline  
Old 09-10-2021, 05:40 AM
  #9  
Super Member
 
juliasb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Waterford Michigan
Posts: 6,436
Default

I too believe the fabric should be the star of the quilt so I would use any star pattern. Two come to mind for these fabrics. The Missouri Star and the Ohio Star. The blocks don't all have to be the same. Let the fabrics dictate where they will be placed. I would also add black as the background color to make the stars shine.
juliasb is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.