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1  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Black Flag quilt on: August 28, 2012 08:04:51 PM
I made this for a friend's birthday. She loved it. I loved it...err...after it was completed.

The top, made from sheets and the border was done with thrifted fabric


the back, made from old sheets
2  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: My first quilt on: March 04, 2012 04:11:36 PM
Thanks all.

This quilt measures about 4ft by 5ft, so it's really a lap quilt.

I did machine quilt it after buying the mysterious walking foot I heard so much about. What a lifesaver that little thing is!
I also did the "stitch in the ditch" method because I didn't know what else to do with it; also, some of the "ditches" aren't so even, so sometimes my stitch gets crazy. I'm proud of it regardless Smiley
3  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / My first quilt on: February 19, 2012 08:00:12 PM
I decided that I would made a quilt without any former quilt training. I scanned a lot of message boards (especially this one) and some youtube tutorials for all my advice. I probably broke every rule along the way, but I like how it turned out.

This was my first go at putting it together


But then I wanted more...


Here is where I ended up (Front...obviously)


And this is the back



It's also worth mentioning that I didn't want to spend a lot of money on my first quilt in the event that it turned out FUBAR, so instead, I used all thrifted fabric for the top and the black backing is a $5 sheet. Total, this was a $15 quilt, tops.

You're all so talented and I hope to eventually make quilts half as awesome as those I've seen here.
4  CLOTHING / Clothing for Curvaceous Craftsters: Completed Projects / Re: First patchwork AND first tiered skirt!!!! on: February 16, 2012 09:16:53 AM
This is super cute. You did a great job.
5  SEWING IN GENERAL / Sewing in General: Discussion and Questions / Re: 10 Ways to Economize your Sewing on: January 30, 2012 10:36:18 PM
Thanks for the great tips. I'm pretty thrifty myself, but extra ideas are always helpful  Smiley
6  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Knocked off Anthropologie Bedspread...with only T-shirts, D'oh! on: January 30, 2012 07:55:25 PM
great job
7  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: Renting is no excuse for lame decor! on: January 30, 2012 07:48:35 PM
This looks amazing. Good job
8  HOME SWEET HOME / Interior Decorating: Completed Projects / Re: My Craft Room! ^_^ (pic intensive) on: January 30, 2012 07:46:19 PM
I dream about your craft room often
9  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Zombie Quilt on: January 30, 2012 07:37:50 PM
INCREDIBLE
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Easy peasy skirt with pockets on: January 30, 2012 07:36:08 PM
Love this
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