Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Pictures
Lynne's Log Cabin "oops" >

Lynne's Log Cabin "oops"

Lynne's Log Cabin "oops"

Old 09-03-2011, 09:54 AM
  #1  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Donna H-M's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 688
Default

Okay, for all of you who notice right away, I made the log cabin blocks backwards. The darks should be where the lights are. I never use patterns, my own fault. I was almost done 12 of the 24 blocks when I noticed and was sick about it. I didn't want to toss them and also meant repurchasing fabrics. Called my friend to whine about it and she said keep going, it will be fine. Thanks Freeda !!
This quilt is for my daughter-in-law, a birthday gift. The ladies at the quilt shop advised against the border print but she has primitive country décor in their home and thought this print made it more feminine. I made my son a quilt for Christmas but gave it to him in July and felt guilty that it was just for him and not her. http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-134449-1.htm My father isn't doing well and couldn't wait since it has some of his shirts in it.
It's my second quilt trying FM. I SID around the lights, used a stencil in the middle, meandered on the darks, made curlys in the light, and stitched straight lines in the border (wanted to do big leaves but got scared..LOL). Also used the same backing and similar layout (barn raising) as my son's so they kinda go together. It's far from perfect but I'm happy with it and Lynne will love it and appreciate that I made it for her.
Attached Thumbnails attachment-250950.jpe   attachment-250951.jpe   attachment-250952.jpe  
Donna H-M is offline  
Old 09-03-2011, 09:57 AM
  #2  
Super Member
 
magpie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Western NY
Posts: 2,005
Default

It's just beautiful.
magpie is offline  
Old 09-03-2011, 09:57 AM
  #3  
Super Member
 
huntannette's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: northern ontario
Posts: 3,628
Default

awesome quilt...great job!!!
huntannette is offline  
Old 09-03-2011, 09:57 AM
  #4  
Super Member
 
LeslieFrost's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Trego, WI
Posts: 1,871
Default

I think it's gorgeous! You are way too hard on yourself, girl -- it looks great!
LeslieFrost is offline  
Old 09-03-2011, 09:58 AM
  #5  
Super Member
 
btiny36's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Somewhere in the Heart of grain field
Posts: 1,826
Default

I love it...it's beautiful and the border fabric worked just great with it.... :thumbup:
btiny36 is offline  
Old 09-03-2011, 09:59 AM
  #6  
Super Member
 
Ann912's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: North AL
Posts: 1,825
Default

So pretty!!
Ann912 is offline  
Old 09-03-2011, 10:02 AM
  #7  
Super Member
 
Cottontop's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Williamsport, PA
Posts: 1,082
Default

Great job. So what if you switched "day" and "night" Great quilting.
Cottontop is offline  
Old 09-03-2011, 10:03 AM
  #8  
QM
Power Poster
 
QM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Northern California mountains
Posts: 12,538
Default

Gorgeous work. Your friend advised you correctly. There is certainly no hard and fast rule about the direction of log cabins. also, there is not a wrong time to give to the people we care about. Best wishes to your father.
QM is offline  
Old 09-03-2011, 10:04 AM
  #9  
Super Member
 
sewsewquilter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Florida Keys
Posts: 2,173
Default

Your FMQ looks great!!! The border works wonderfully the the blocks. If you had not said anything I would have never known your logs were backwards. Who cares. :-) The quilt is beautiful. I really like it.
sewsewquilter is offline  
Old 09-03-2011, 10:05 AM
  #10  
Super Member
 
girliegirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Palmer Township, PA
Posts: 1,620
Default

there is no right of wrong way as long as you do them all the same way! besides, i bet no one even noticed other then the fact that that is one beautiful quilt!
girliegirl is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
javin22
Pictures
37
08-14-2016 02:10 PM
Buckeye Rose
Main
62
04-05-2014 01:44 PM
kluedesigns
Links and Resources
6
07-05-2011 07:24 PM
applegramma
Pictures
14
04-25-2011 08:47 PM
sidskid
Main
4
01-31-2010 02:53 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.