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Old 03-17-2012, 10:04 AM
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Default Vintage Cars Quilt Top

Here is a picture of a quilt top I completed yesterday.
I am making two car quilts. One with Model T fabric and this one done with fabrics from "Vintage Cars".
Both quilts are different. The Model T quilt is for me. This one is for.....maybe I will sell it.

The vintage car quilt does not have a pattern. I constructed it by hanging it up, looking, and walaaa, I will do this to it.

Right now I am happy with the way it turned out. I have the backing fabric too. I will use the black fabric which is actually tires. the binding will be done with the red fabric. It is 70x75.

For the actual quilting: I do have some line drawings of old cars for the larger blocks. Perhaps some feathers in the open light blue areas. The center is a panel, maybe some free motion squiggles to make the cars stand out. Any other suggestions are welcome.

I am calling myself a "Topper". It seems the last couple of years that is all the farther I get on my quilts. Make a top and move on to the next top. I might have 8 of these now. I do the top, get the backing.....

I am now headed to Joanns with my coupon for batting. Determined to complete this one.
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Old 03-17-2012, 10:29 AM
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Looks big ! It will really turn out so cool when you're through. I have lots of tops that need to be finished too. Yea for coupons !
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Old 03-17-2012, 10:47 AM
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Default The other car quilt

This is the Model T quilt top.
It was a free pattern I printed off the internet. I would look it up but I have loaned the pattern out already.
This was another quick and easy one to do. I am definitely keeping this one.

The fabrics are Timeless Treasures. If you notice the model T fabric is directional so I made the cars fan out from the center. The pinwheels were suppose to be a color with white. I did not want too much white in this quilt because of the way it was going to be used.

There is enough of the model T fabric for the backing. Again, another top waiting for me.

We have 3 Model T's. I will use this one in the car to stay warm. Often we travel to picnics and there is not room for chairs so a quilt on the ground will have to do.
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Old 03-17-2012, 10:49 AM
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A question for you Pjaco, what is the motivation to actually finish the quilt so I am no longer a "topper"?
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Old 03-17-2012, 11:37 AM
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Both are really great!
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Old 03-17-2012, 02:28 PM
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Boy, I would hate to put thos quilts on the ground. They're too pretty.
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Love 'em, love 'em. I've been looking for fabric like this for a very good friend. Thx for posting. Great job.
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Love them! I need to use up some of the car fabric I have. You've done a great job!
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That is an awesome car quilt.
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Love both of the quilt tops.....would Love to have some of both material as my husband has vintage street rods and we also have a 29 Model A.
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