Welcome to the Quilting Board!

Already a member? Login above
loginabove
OR
To post questions, help other quilters and reduce advertising (like the one on your left), join our quilting community. It's free!

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 48

Thread: Faux chenille throw

  1. #1
    Senior Member peacequiltingnana's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    California
    Posts
    425

    Faux chenille throw

    I have made four of these now and gifted all of them. I discovered it's important to get a large enough print so the cutting doesn't muddle the design. This one is my favorite.
    Attached Images Attached Images

  2. #2
    Super Member canmitch1971's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Ontario Canada
    Posts
    1,366
    wow that is lovely
    Besides my family, my pets are the most important things to me. I have had birds, a dog or cats since I was about 8 years old. The cruelest thing you can do to me is take my animals away.

  3. #3
    Power Poster
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    29,665
    ​Very pretty!

  4. #4
    Super Member sweet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    playing with fabric in Louisiana
    Posts
    3,375
    Beautiful! Thanks for the large print tip.

  5. #5
    Super Member marilynr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Oregon
    Posts
    1,411
    Blog Entries
    1
    That is beautiful!

  6. #6
    Power Poster dunster's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Lake Elsinore, CA
    Posts
    12,397
    That is really beautiful. I recently longarmed a quilt for a friend using fabric from that line. How many layers of fabric did you use for the chenille?

  7. #7
    Power Poster
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Location
    Suring, Wisconsin
    Posts
    14,331
    Very nice!

  8. #8
    Moderator QuiltnNan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    western NY formerly MN, FL, NC, SC
    Posts
    42,495
    Blog Entries
    43
    beautiful thanks for the tip on the fabric
    Nancy in western NY
    before you speak THINK
    T is it True? H is it Helpful? I is it Inspiring? N is it Necessary? K is it Kind?


  9. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    533
    So very pretty. Every time I see poppies I think of the poem.... " In Flanders Field the poppies blow between the crosses row by row"......... even more meaningful with Veterans Day being this week. Thanks for the photo and the reminder.

  10. #10
    Super Member sewingsuz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    5,897
    Very nice and thanks for the tip.
    Suzanne
    Asking a seamstress to mend is like asking Picasso to paint your garage.

  11. #11
    Senior Member peacequiltingnana's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    California
    Posts
    425
    Quote Originally Posted by dunster View Post
    That is really beautiful. I recently longarmed a quilt for a friend using fabric from that line. How many layers of fabric did you use for the chenille?
    5 layers for each throw. Each throw is width of fabric and about 50 inches long. They were all for adults. They make up very quickly.

  12. #12
    Power Poster lynnie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Long Island
    Posts
    37,633
    Blog Entries
    1
    turned out great
    put off till tomorrow what you can do today, and if you procrastinate long enough, you may never have to do it.

  13. #13
    Power Poster
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    VIRGINIA
    Posts
    22,502
    very nice and nice tip!!
    QUILTNMO

  14. #14
    Senior Member FabStripper's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    805
    Is this the TOP? This is beautiful! How far apart are your stitching rows? And did you use flannel for the insides? This is real pretty. I can't stop opening the picture and peeking. Oh and is this washed or will it ruffle when its washed? Soooo pretty!

  15. #15
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2015
    Posts
    1,106
    You did a great job on that. Very pretty.

  16. #16
    Senior Member peacequiltingnana's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    California
    Posts
    425
    Quote Originally Posted by FabStripper View Post
    Is this the TOP? This is beautiful! How far apart are your stitching rows? And did you use flannel for the insides? This is real pretty. I can't stop opening the picture and peeking. Oh and is this washed or will it ruffle when its washed? Soooo pretty!
    Yes, that is the top. No flannel. All cotton. Remember the bottom layer will show through because you do not cut it. I sewed them 3/4 inch apart and invested in the cutting tool, which makes it much easier than scissors. It was washed once but will ruffle more with each washing.

  17. #17
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    S. Texas
    Posts
    1,926
    Large prints are the way to go

  18. #18
    Power Poster Mariposa's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Eastern Washington
    Posts
    26,721
    Very pretty!!
    Be a blessing to others, as you may entertain angels unaware!

  19. #19
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2014
    Location
    Capital City, Florida
    Posts
    431
    Beautiful! Love the fabric. I have made 5-6 and always put the printed fabric on the bottom with the wrong side showing through the slits! Love the design on top cut part. Will try your way the next one I make. Thanks for sharing!

  20. #20
    Power Poster JuneBillie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    East Tennessee
    Posts
    11,403
    Blog Entries
    1
    Those are pretty poppies.
    "Sometimes it's OK if the only thing you did today was breathe."
    Good friends are right there with you.

    Susan

  21. #21
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Posts
    7,768
    I love the bright colors!

  22. #22
    Senior Member FabStripper's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    805
    Quote Originally Posted by Plee1053 View Post
    Beautiful! Love the fabric. I have made 5-6 and always put the printed fabric on the bottom with the wrong side showing through the slits! Love the design on top cut part. Will try your way the next one I make. Thanks for sharing!
    Thats how I made mine when I tried this. I love love love the look of this quilt.

  23. #23
    Senior Member FabStripper's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Posts
    805
    Quote Originally Posted by peacequiltingnana View Post
    Yes, that is the top. No flannel. All cotton. Remember the bottom layer will show through because you do not cut it. I sewed them 3/4 inch apart and invested in the cutting tool, which makes it much easier than scissors. It was washed once but will ruffle more with each washing.
    Thank you for the information. I am going to get the cutting tool and make one quick. This is so colourful and cheery.

  24. #24
    Super Member juliea9967's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Twin Falls, ID
    Posts
    1,169
    It is beautiful. How many layers of fabric did you use on the front.

  25. #25
    Super Member jmoore's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Boothbay Maine
    Posts
    4,907
    Blog Entries
    2
    very pretty... great information in this post. Thank you for sharing your photo.
    attitude is everything...the rest will fall into place.

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.