Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Pictures
Finished Quilt! >

Finished Quilt!

Finished Quilt!

Old 12-07-2014, 07:26 PM
  #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Ginny4jah's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 285
Default Finished Quilt!

[ATTACH=CONFIG]501715[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]501716[/ATTACH][ATTACH=CONFIG]501712[/ATTACH]
Hello Everyone!
I posted this almost a year ago and I promised to post the final results. Well, here it is! I took on this project because a co-worker's son wanted to 'save' a quilt that his great-grandmother made for him 24 years ago. I told him I'd do what I can and this is it. The first picture is what he gave me to work with; the second picture is what I was able to salvage. It's not as beautiful as the ones I've seen posted here but he is VERY HAPPY! Thanks for all the encouragement you gave me!!
Attached Thumbnails cam00600.jpg   vicks-quilt-before.jpg   vicks-quilt-salvage.jpg  
Ginny4jah is offline  
Old 12-07-2014, 07:28 PM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
Leslie333's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Ohio
Posts: 788
Default

Looks like you did a great job!
Leslie333 is offline  
Old 12-07-2014, 08:14 PM
  #3  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Posts: 343
Default

You did good!! That finished quilt is very pretty.
StickyN is offline  
Old 12-07-2014, 08:20 PM
  #4  
Senior Member
 
kristijoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: California
Posts: 959
Default

Wow! That is a labor of love. What a treasure. Sometimes a quilt is more about who gave it to you than the particulars of the sewing. I'm sure he is very happy!
kristijoy is offline  
Old 12-07-2014, 08:33 PM
  #5  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: NE SDakota
Posts: 473
Default

OMGosh! THAT is a work of wonder! You did an awesome job, I don't think I could have figured out what to do. Good for you!!!!
Terricat is offline  
Old 12-07-2014, 08:36 PM
  #6  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: AR
Posts: 3,604
Default

Looks good. I wondered what I was going to see after that first picture! haha Made sense after I read the story.
Teddybear Lady is offline  
Old 12-07-2014, 08:51 PM
  #7  
Super Member
 
Baloonatic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Central Coast CA
Posts: 1,918
Default

That is amazing!! You did a fantastic job with nothing but scraps!
Baloonatic is offline  
Old 12-07-2014, 11:08 PM
  #8  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: California
Posts: 14,693
Default

You did an amazing job. BrendaK
BrendaK is offline  
Old 12-07-2014, 11:23 PM
  #9  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 817
Default

Very nice - quite a transformation. Beautiful story behind this quilt.
FabQuilter is offline  
Old 12-08-2014, 12:16 AM
  #10  
Senior Member
 
giquilt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Middle TN
Posts: 951
Default

You worked wonders!
giquilt is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
justflyingin
Pictures
135
04-25-2013 10:07 PM
LoriJ
Pictures
39
12-02-2012 08:14 PM
knlsmith
Pictures
57
01-24-2011 10:23 AM
mrsj82
Pictures
23
11-10-2008 08:04 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