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Topic: Space Invaders Quilt *new pic*  (Read 24522 times)
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tattiana
« Reply #20 on: June 06, 2005 06:42:12 PM »

that is wicked sweet! Loves it! If only i had the patience!
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slapdash
« Reply #21 on: June 08, 2005 02:26:59 PM »

Totally awesome. I've only done more traditional designs, but I really like this idea.

For those new to quilting, some terminology.

Technically, this is a comforter not a quilt. A quilt must be quilted -- this is "tied". So, while it's patchwork, it's not a patchwork quilt. The terms get confused a lot, especially in the US. And it isn't terribly important, but I thought some might like to know.

Usually in patchwork the seams are 1/4 inch and are pressed to one side, not open. That's to reduce bulk at the intersections. Of course, it completely depends on the pattern whether or not open seams will reduce bulk. But if you've got four squares coming together, and the seams are pressed open, there's a sort of lump at the intersection.

If the seams are pressed to one side in a sort of spiral pattern, the seams interlock or mesh at the intersection, and it's much flatter. This is difficult to explain in words. There's a decent picture at:

http://catalog.hsn.com/article-23/435/hp.htm

Getting this to work out isn't as hard as it might sound, and there are techniques for assembly that make it easier to do. But it certainly isn't a requirement.
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echoglow
« Reply #22 on: June 14, 2005 08:21:52 PM »

yarrrg! x_x
the bandwith's been exceeded so i can't see it right now Sad  it seems worth the wait though, so ill definately be checking back on this.  my grandmother makes heavy duty quilts, and all by hand, so im hoping maybe one day she'll show me the ropes and i can try my hand at making a ZELDA one ^_^




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i see now, veeeerrrry cool!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #23 on: June 21, 2005 10:50:32 PM »

yarrrg! x_x
the bandwith's been exceeded so i can't see it right now Sad  it seems worth the wait though, so ill definately be checking back on this.  my grandmother makes heavy duty quilts, and all by hand, so im hoping maybe one day she'll show me the ropes and i can try my hand at making a ZELDA one ^_^



What an awesome quilt! I was thinking of doing something like this for my brother's birthday....and a Zelda one would be so cool. Hmmm I wonder how you would make a Zelda theme?

*goes off to ponder*  Cheesy
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« Reply #24 on: June 22, 2005 06:12:00 PM »

THAT LOOKS GREAT!!
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« Reply #25 on: June 27, 2005 07:50:57 PM »

That is an amazing quilt! I want to make a pixely quilt now! Maybe that will be my summer project.  Smiley  I love that your's is space invaders, I love that game!
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« Reply #26 on: July 22, 2005 07:32:40 AM »

Great! I love space invaders stuff.
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« Reply #27 on: July 22, 2005 11:36:24 AM »

That is too cool - how funny.
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« Reply #28 on: July 27, 2005 10:07:13 AM »

i love it. it inspires me to make one. what did you put in the middle. batting?
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« Reply #29 on: July 28, 2005 08:15:59 PM »

I think the reason they look different it because of the "grain" of the fabric, and also some might be flipped over. I'm sure it looks just fine in person, give it character Smiley
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