Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Pictures
One of my most difficult projects >

One of my most difficult projects

One of my most difficult projects

Old 08-12-2007, 06:35 PM
  #1  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 8
Default

This is a picture of what I thought would be a simple project. Three weeks later it is finally glued down. My husband and I bought a house on a small lake and we wanted to add a nautical theme to our rec room, hence the compass. Thanks to a quilting book I was able to get the pattern. I don't recomend trying this one, the carpet installers said they wouldn't even attempt it. They did give me some pointers on how to fill in gaps where the seams didn't quite meet.


Mariner's compass
attachment-2106.jpe
Lora is offline  
Old 08-12-2007, 06:47 PM
  #2  
Senior Member
 
annmarie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Rhinelander, WI
Posts: 867
Default

Holy cow! That is awesome. And you did that withcarptet using a quilting pattern? WOW! :thumbup: :thumbup:
annmarie is offline  
Old 08-12-2007, 06:48 PM
  #3  
Member
 
ilena's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Adirondacks, New York
Posts: 72
Default

At first I thought it was a quilting project but it sounds as if it is a permanent part of the flooring ~ what is it made of? It is beautiful and does look difficult to make though!!!
ilena is offline  
Old 08-12-2007, 06:52 PM
  #4  
Super Member
 
live2teach's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Good Ole' West Virginia
Posts: 1,639
Default

I thought it was a quilting project at first too. That is awesome! You did a very good job.
live2teach is offline  
Old 08-12-2007, 07:20 PM
  #5  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 8
Default

The project is a permant part of the flooring. It is made from a vinyl tile. The carpet installers thought I was crazy for doing it, but really I think they were just jealous. :lol:
i don't have the time yet to make a quilt block with this pattern. School starts soon then look out!
Lora is offline  
Old 08-12-2007, 07:25 PM
  #6  
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 8
Default

Thanks for the compliment. it was very difficult to make. i am some what of a perfectionist and my own worst critic. I love to view all kinds of projects. Everyone has a different twist on things. It's fasinating.
Lora is offline  
Old 08-12-2007, 08:58 PM
  #7  
Super Member
 
Celeste's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: N. Ca
Posts: 4,510
Default

GASP! That is beautiful and what a suprise and challenge! I hope you all get to enjoy it for decades to come!
Celeste is offline  
Old 08-12-2007, 11:00 PM
  #8  
Senior Member
 
SandraJennings's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Arizona....now.
Posts: 783
Default

I agree! Wonderful job! and Yes! they were jealous! :lol:
SandraJennings is offline  
Old 08-13-2007, 10:34 AM
  #9  
Super Member
 
vicki reno's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 2,423
Default

Wowee! Its a knock your socks off project :!: REally beautiful. I like it a whold lot. Great job.
vicki reno is offline  
Old 08-13-2007, 12:11 PM
  #10  
Super Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: SE Wisconsin
Posts: 1,087
Default

WOW! That is SO creative and well done!
Cathe is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
vicki reno
Pictures
22
01-10-2019 08:15 PM
FURBALLS
Main
60
04-13-2015 04:40 PM
DanofNJ
For Vintage & Antique Machine Enthusiasts
10
12-24-2012 05:54 PM
Favorite Fabrics
Main
22
11-15-2011 07:41 AM
ganny
Pictures
89
04-24-2011 04:27 AM

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.