Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Pictures
It's Almost Finished!!! >

It's Almost Finished!!!

It's Almost Finished!!!

Old 04-01-2016, 09:46 PM
Super Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Mechanicsville, IA
Posts: 1,497
Thumbs up It's Almost Finished!!!

image.jpeg I have been struggling with this quilt for my grandson for 4 years. It was a Jinny Beyer kit. It was supposed to be for his HS graduation. It will be done by the time he graduates from Fireman's college in May. The darker borders around the squares are constructed of strips 3/4", 7/8" and 1 1/4" wide and 2" - 4" long. If you can zoom in to the picture we have just finished quilting it and taken it off the long arm. It is 88" x 108". The binding will be the purple that is in the strips around the squares. Yay!!!
Silver Needle is offline  
Old 04-01-2016, 10:35 PM
Super Member
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: England Alton Towers
Posts: 6,674

Congratulations on finishing this beautiful quilt ( almost) your GS will be amazed at the quilt.
DOTTYMO is offline  
Old 04-01-2016, 10:52 PM
Super Member
Sync's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Oro Valley, AZ
Posts: 3,322

That is a beautiful quilt.
Sync is offline  
Old 04-02-2016, 03:10 AM
Super Member
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Heart of Colorado's majestic mountains!
Posts: 6,026

Beautiful quilt. The colors and pattern are so nicely balanced. The varied widths of segments in the borders around the square really give dimensional depth to the blocks. I know it will be appreciated by your grandson.
quilterpurpledog is offline  
Old 04-02-2016, 03:24 AM
Super Member
LoriEl's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Monroe, NJ
Posts: 2,657

Worth waiting for! Love the colors, just beautiful!
LoriEl is offline  
Old 04-02-2016, 03:32 AM
Power Poster
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Northern California mountains
Posts: 12,538

really fine design and fabric choices. I think I would have had trouble completing it
QM is offline  
Old 04-02-2016, 03:33 AM
Super Member
JenniePenny's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 4,499

You've done a remarkable job. Well worth the wait, and your grandson will be thrilled! Very attractive and unique.
JenniePenny is offline  
Old 04-02-2016, 03:51 AM
Super Member
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Morris Plains, NJ
Posts: 1,720

Beautiful quilt. Your grandson will love it and it will be special to him since you made it!
Maureen NJ is offline  
Old 04-02-2016, 03:59 AM
Super Member
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: O-H-I-O
Posts: 1,481

Lots of work went into this quilt! It's beautiful, and perfect for a grandson!
jillmc is offline  
Old 04-02-2016, 04:09 AM
Power Poster
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Alabama
Posts: 15,368

Great Illusion quilt. Love the colors.
twinkie is offline  
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Three Dog Night
06-01-2017 08:57 AM
12-02-2012 08:14 PM
09-24-2012 07:22 PM
09-21-2012 08:10 PM
03-17-2008 12:36 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.