A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
November 17 News: WOW!  Congratulate the winner of DIY Halloween Costumes 2015!
Total Members: 305,440
Currently Running With Scissors:
504 Guests and 14 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

  Show Images
Pages: [1]
1  A Nerd-gamers Dream in Quilting: Completed Projects by Roses_are_red on: July 17, 2012 06:07:45 PM
   So I've worked on small projects before. The flannel lap quilts and blankets that you cut the ends into fringe and tie together... that sort of thing. But I do also like to pride myself on taking up just about every kind of crafting at some point and for some small period of time.

   That being said, I was with my last boyfriend for nearly a year and a half before I broke it off. For our one year anniversary, I decided to tackle the ultimate video-gamers quilt. I researched and designed and gridded off my own pattern and, using almost completely fat quarters, I made him a quilt of 16 bit Link. All of the pictures that I have are of it before the borders are put on it or the backing is sewn together. The only finished pictures I have of the finished project include my ex and I don't feel comfortable posting pictures of him on here without his permission... and given that he's not talking to me currently, that won't happen. Each square was 2.5 inches before sewing and I am proud to say that I finished the face of this quilt over my summer break for college.

   This is the front of the quilt, the character is all put together but the borders hadn't been sewn on by that point...

   Here's a slightly closer image of the character...

   And this was the backing all laid out before it was sewn together.

   Part of me is sad to see it go but I'm happy that I could make him happy for even a small amount of time. Hopefully some day he'll forgive me and be my friend again but in the meantime, I'll keep working on my new quilt project, this one for myself. Smiley
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: [1]

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Oscar Nominee Inspired Outfits
Red Carpet Looks of the 2015 Berlin Film Festival
Jenna Lyons Admits She Loves Onesies
What JLaw Looked Like Before She Made the Internet Explode
How to Work the Layering Trend
Latest Blog Articles
November 25, 2015 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: Cube Advent Calendar
Thankful for Family

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.