A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: If you see a project that you think is awesome and deserves to be a featured project, you can click the THIS ROCKS button to nominate it!
Total Members: 302,032
Currently Running With Scissors:
676 Guests and 25 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: My First Quilt (Work In Progress)  (Read 1260 times)
Tags for this thread: mario , super_mario , plant , piranha_plant  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
llamalady
« on: January 16, 2011 09:52:54 AM »

Hello all! I was inspired by all of the pixelated Mario quilts on here, and have decided to embark upon my own pixel quilt journey. I am not going the with the traditional Mario; my husband has instead requested a pirhana plant as a present for graduation of basic training in May. This is my first time making a quilt, as well as my first time ever sewing by hand. Anyway, I wanted to have somewhere to share my progress with, and thought Craftster would be the best place. Grin

(Sorry for the black background)

« Last Edit: February 12, 2011 11:19:10 AM by llamalady » THIS ROCKS   Logged
lis547
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2011 02:51:36 PM »

It looks pretty good so far! I'm tempted to do a pixel quilt myself. I'm wondering where did you find the image to base your quilt on? or did you design it yourself?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Blog!

Etsy! -- be green and buy recycled materials

i <3 yarn Smiley
llamalady
« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2011 07:30:16 PM »

Thank you!! I think it came from spriters resource. http://www.spriters-resource.com/nes/M.html I do not have the skill to design it myself at all lol. I found a black and white image, and then went in with paint and colored it, then printed the image so I know where I am.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
lis547
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2011 01:16:36 PM »

I just went back and re-read your entry and realized you're doing it by hand! man extra kudos to you! I tried to make a postage stamp quilt on the machine, which I can do quicker than hand quilting, and got fed up after a day. Hope you'll post the entire quilt after you're done!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Blog!

Etsy! -- be green and buy recycled materials

i <3 yarn Smiley
indigoaquarius
2nd hand & Scrap fabrics rock!
Offline Offline

Posts: 54
Joined: 04-Aug-2010


View Profile
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2011 06:27:11 PM »

WOW BRAVO! I love this & by hand? HOLY SHHHNIKES! You have patience!

Can't wait for a progress report! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Once upon a time a girl named Indigo played with her Gran's sewing machine... the rest is fabric hoarding, sewing addicting history!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Use Bridge Slideshow in Adobe Photoshop CS3
How to Analyze and Group Images in Adobe Photoshop CS3
How to Build Your Own Bridge in Adobe Photoshop CS3
How to Enable Color Management in Adobe Bridge CS3
How to Use the Bridge CS3 in Adobe Photoshop CS3
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Patriotic Planter
Summertime Sweetness: Fruit Salsa & Cinnamon Chips
Fire Up the Grill: Jerk Steak

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

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.