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 4 1 2 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 79

Thread: My string X quilt top

  1. #1
    Super Member wraez's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Adelanto, CA
    Posts
    4,053
    About a week or so ago, Prairie Quilter posted a photo of her 'X marks the spot' quilt and I immediately fell in love .
    http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-125378-1.htm

    So I started one also. Now I have to admit that I love scrap quilts, and my joy is in the piecing and sewing the quilt tops (some people call them 'flimsies' before they are sandwiched and quilted). I have lots of flimsies hanging on my 2nd floor railing, I love them just as they are. Sometimes adding borders, sandwiching and quilting is not fun for me.

    here is my string x quilt, inspired by Prairie Quilter

    Scrappy String X quilt
    Name:  Attachment-209996.jpe
Views: 1676
Size:  130.2 KB

  2. #2

    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    48
    Really cool. I like it! Scrap quilts are one of my favorites. You did a nice job.

  3. #3
    Power Poster blueangel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    20,480
    That is gorgeous.

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Long Island, New York
    Posts
    996
    Love it.

  5. #5
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Posts
    5,837
    Blog Entries
    1
    I just love it! what size are your blocks?

    i love scrappy too..it is my favorite!

    and just like you..i love to cut and piece. never mind the sandwich and quilting part!

  6. #6
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Oh.
    Posts
    798
    If I am not mistaken this quilt is shown in the Relax and Quilt booklet and goes by the name of Pathways to Piece. One of our members, Nanabirdmo (if I recall) introduced it several years ago. But like many other quilts, people have chosen different names for them. I liked it well enough that I have made 4 of them and given them to charities. I love using those small pieces.

    June in Cincinnati

  7. #7
    Super Member Evelynquilts's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2008
    Location
    Ct.
    Posts
    4,056
    very pretty...inspired me to start one also...use up my scraps...

  8. #8
    Senior Member Prairie Quilter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Rainy Country - Wa State
    Posts
    829
    LOVE IT !!! You did GOOD !! Aren't they totally FUN to make???? :D I like how your colors pop off your white background!! Excellent.

  9. #9
    Super Member DebraK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    West Coast
    Posts
    9,194
    love your cheerful scrappy ;-)

  10. #10
    Super Member caliquocat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    No. California
    Posts
    1,298
    I love making colorful quilts, I call them scrappy even though I cut pieces from yardage. Is that cheating?? :-)

  11. #11
    Super Member Pat P's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Indiana
    Posts
    1,218
    Blog Entries
    17
    Really like, bookmarked it-- a just sew quilt no thinking involved, thanks for sharing!

  12. #12
    Senior Member jrharry's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Northern California
    Posts
    673
    Wow! Love it!

  13. #13
    Junior Member wyckedquilter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Middle of the Mitten
    Posts
    295
    Great job!! :)

  14. #14
    Super Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Kansas
    Posts
    1,921
    love scrappy quilts. yours is beautiful

  15. #15
    Junior Member Pam Perry's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Location
    TN &KY
    Posts
    233
    That is cool.

  16. #16
    Super Member Vivian Ketron's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Mo
    Posts
    2,998
    Nice scrappy.

  17. #17
    Super Member Stitchnripper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Mableton, GA
    Posts
    8,474
    I love your beautiful scrappy.

  18. #18
    Super Member rushdoggie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Vancouver, WA
    Posts
    1,033
    love the color!

  19. #19
    Power Poster oksewglad's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Between the dashes of a tombstone
    Posts
    10,251
    Blog Entries
    1
    The white really sets this one off--thanks for sharing!

  20. #20
    saf
    saf is offline
    Super Member saf's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    1,178
    Very nice. Thanks for sharing

  21. #21
    Power Poster
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    VIRGINIA
    Posts
    22,606
    love scrappy you did a great job

  22. #22
    Senior Member KiwiQuilter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
    Posts
    957
    Love it.

  23. #23
    Senior Member Pieceful Quilter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Location
    Southern California
    Posts
    881
    Woo hoo! I love, love, love how that turned out! Lucky me, I got to watch it going together at quilt night at our local community college. You got that done fast Sue. Do I detect a bit of a quilting addict here?!?

  24. #24
    Super Member rootyr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Selkirk, NY
    Posts
    9,684
    Blog Entries
    1
    Love it!

  25. #25
    Super Member oma66's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Mesa, AZ
    Posts
    2,673
    Another great scrappy. You are a master at it!

Page 1 of 4 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.