Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Pictures
Quilts finished in 2019 - #2 >

Quilts finished in 2019 - #2

Quilts finished in 2019 - #2

Old 06-07-2019, 01:53 PM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Colorado
Posts: 657
Default Quilts finished in 2019 - #2

These three are already or nearly out of my possession, so I thought I should post their photos now. This was the result of a challenge in one of my quilt small groups. The five of us who were members last August each picked a favorite tone-on-tone fabric and gave a fat quarter to each of the others (as well as one for ourselves). We picked three purples, a red, and an orange. The challenge was to make a quilt that included the five fabrics, a print, up to three other tone-on-tone type fabrics, and any neutrals we wanted to add. I was inspired by a pattern in the book "Tessellation Quilts" that used the diamonds and rick-rack. I thought the effect was very much like a stained glass window, and knowing that the stained glass windows in churches are often used to convey Bible verses/stories, I went with quilting a Bible verse into the diamonds ("I give you a new commandment: love one another as I have loved you") using metallic thread. The recipient will be my maid-of-honor, who is now a minister.
Attached Thumbnails img_1453.jpg  
pchp is offline  
Old 06-07-2019, 01:56 PM
Super Member
ruthrings's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: San Diego
Posts: 1,201

That is fabulous in every way!
ruthrings is offline  
Old 06-07-2019, 02:01 PM
Super Member
Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 1,226

Well, this one is even more beautiful ... I can't wait to see the next one you post.
Sharonquilts is offline  
Old 06-07-2019, 03:44 PM
Power Poster
QuiltnNan's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: western NY formerly MN, FL, NC, SC
Posts: 51,433

very nicely done
QuiltnNan is offline  
Old 06-07-2019, 04:15 PM
Super Member
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 9,300

Beautiful color choices and fabrics. Quilting a verse into a stained glass looking quilt was a creative touch.
zozee is offline  
Old 06-07-2019, 05:17 PM
Super Member
Join Date: Jun 2017
Posts: 1,329

I am amazed with and very inspired by every aspect of your challenge quilt! I love the color choices. The stained glass look with the bible verse is a brilliant idea. Such a perfect gift for the recipient, too! Beautiful finish - thank you for sharing
TheMerkleFamily is offline  
Old 06-07-2019, 05:20 PM
Power Poster
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 40,938

​Lovely quilt!
Tartan is offline  
Old 06-07-2019, 05:22 PM
Super Member
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Posts: 7,939

Very pretty!
cathyvv is offline  
Old 06-07-2019, 05:38 PM
Power Poster
dunster's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Lake Elsinore, CA
Posts: 14,723

Fantastic! I love those colors, so bright with the black.
dunster is offline  
Old 06-07-2019, 06:27 PM
Super Member
sue.ross.8782's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Elmhurst, IL
Posts: 2,621

Your quilt uses great hot colors to make a statement. Beautiful work.
sue.ross.8782 is offline  
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
Member Swaps and Round/Row Robins
01-24-2020 05:14 PM
Member Swaps and Round/Row Robins
11-05-2019 04:21 PM
Member Swaps and Round/Row Robins
08-17-2019 08:41 PM
06-12-2019 07:06 AM
Member Swaps and Round/Row Robins
05-03-2019 02:56 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