Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Pictures
DGDs quilt >

DGDs quilt

DGDs quilt

Old 03-14-2014, 04:13 PM
  #1  
Gay
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: S.E. Queensland, Australia
Posts: 1,124
Default DGDs quilt

This is my DGD Nickayla's quilt, she loves purple and pink. The fairie blocks were copied from a colouring book, and I used colouring pencils and fabric medium. The centre panel was prompted by designs from Anne Gadsby with bobbin work using thicker threads outlining much of it. If doing it again, I would use different fabrics. The border is really purple, if it looks blue.
The photos are not very clear due no doubt to my non-understanding of the settings on a new camera.
Same applies to the new Android - I don't dare buy a new mobile phone - too much info to absorb, lol, am brain dead most of the time. Now for 2nd DGD, who has moved up from her cot to a big-girl's bed.
Attached Thumbnails nickayla-1b.jpg   nicky-2b.jpg  
Gay is offline  
Old 03-14-2014, 04:15 PM
  #2  
Super Member
 
Billi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Green Valley AZ
Posts: 2,574
Default

Very very pretty she will love it. You do great work
Billi is offline  
Old 03-14-2014, 04:29 PM
  #3  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: West Coast
Posts: 9,267
Default

What a lovely mushroom castle. Pretty quilt. I'm sure she will treasure it always.
DebraK is offline  
Old 03-14-2014, 04:46 PM
  #4  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 471
Default

Very pretty! I really like the borders. Would you Please give a short run down how you cut the strips? Tinker
tinker is offline  
Old 03-14-2014, 06:23 PM
  #5  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 38,177
Default

Lovely quilt! Your border looks like a lot of work but definitely a nice frame for the quilt.
Tartan is offline  
Old 03-14-2014, 11:30 PM
  #6  
Super Member
 
juneayerza's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Clovis California
Posts: 2,259
Default

I'm also interested in how you did the borders.
juneayerza is offline  
Old 03-15-2014, 04:56 AM
  #7  
Power Poster
 
gabeway's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Kansas City, MO
Posts: 10,490
Default

So beautifully done!
gabeway is offline  
Old 03-15-2014, 05:21 AM
  #8  
Super Member
 
jetayre's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Vermont
Posts: 2,316
Default

gorgeous and bright.
jetayre is offline  
Old 03-15-2014, 05:31 AM
  #9  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Southern Indiana
Posts: 5,046
Default

Beautiful quilt!!
Jackie Spencer is offline  
Old 03-15-2014, 05:42 AM
  #10  
Gay
Super Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: S.E. Queensland, Australia
Posts: 1,124
Default

Will give this a go. I drew an 8" square, mark the centre of each side and ruled another square - on point - inside. Marked and ruled lines perhaps1.5" inside the inner square and out to the edges, then erased a couple of smaller lines so one colour 'flowed' over the other. I think I worked with 2" strips which included 1/2" for seams. I measured each piece in each row and cut and sewed strips, adding more to the end pieces for seams and squaring up. These were cross cut into 2" units. Hope this is a bit clearer than mud. The photos should help. Playing with these will occupy everyone on the weekend
Happy stitching ladies.
lattice-border.jpg
lattice-border-2.jpg
Gay is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
PenniF
Pictures
41
05-24-2015 09:34 AM
AUQuilter
Pictures
6
11-27-2012 12:56 PM
MrsWiggs
Main
2
12-24-2011 02:38 AM
mh2559
Pictures
6
07-17-2011 10:14 AM
Rhonda
General Chit-Chat (non-quilting talk)
53
07-16-2010 09:37 PM

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.