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.
Random Tip: Need help? Click the HELP link at the top of the screen to read the docs or ask at the Help Desk.
Total Members: 307,592
Currently Running With Scissors:
451 Guests and 15 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 2 [All]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Oh My Stars! Its a quilt!  (Read 3386 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
superstitch
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

she's just a cosmic girl
Offline Offline

Posts: 3283
Joined: 29-Mar-2006

from another galaxy


View Profile
« on: November 07, 2011 08:44:22 AM »

So I made this quilt! I'm so excited about it. Its my first full queen sized quilt for my bed. In the past I've made largish quilts that can go on my bed but in addition to other bedding, but not this time!


IMAG0501 by superstitchious, on Flickr


The pattern i used came from this book:
http://www.ohfransson.com/oh_fransson/the-practical-guide-to-patchwork.html

and all of the fabric was from Heather Bailey's line "nicey jane":
http://www.heatherbaileystore.com/category-s/60.htm


So some in progress shots...

The top, pre borders


IMAG0360 by superstitchious, on Flickr

putting together the backing... (probably should've picked up my living room a little, hello gym socks!)


IMAG0484 by superstitchious, on Flickr

quilting it...


IMAG0485 by superstitchious, on Flickr

sewing on the binding...


IMAG0490 by superstitchious, on Flickr

the backing, quilted


IMAG0487 by superstitchious, on Flickr

And in its final resting place!


IMAG0500 by superstitchious, on Flickr
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Mustaches are sooo 2 years ago

my blog
wists
rackycoo
Global Moderator
Swap Moderator
Paper Crafts, Scrapbooking, and ATCs Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Member of the Papercraft Gang
Offline Offline

Posts: 29259
Joined: 01-Apr-2005

"Best of 2014" Winner; too lazy to change avatar.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2011 08:50:31 AM »

It's beautiful! I love the colors.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

antiquebabysister
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2011 09:12:32 AM »

Wish I could stick with a quilt long enough to finish it as you have.  That is soooo beautiful and I too love the colors.  This ROCKS!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
LimeRiot
Image Reproduction Techniques Moderator
Miscellaneous Topics Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 13908
Joined: 10-Jun-2009

Sublime


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2011 09:16:46 AM »

WOW!!! This is GORGEOUS!! Everything about it is absolutely perfect... the design, the fabric, the colors, the backing, the free-motion quilting!! Marvelous job Smiley.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

MissingWillow
Sewing in General Moderator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 10651
Joined: 31-May-2010

'Best of 2014' Winner


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2011 09:58:09 AM »

I love those fabrics.  Awesome quilt!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Linnybelle
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2011 03:28:54 PM »

That is a gorgeous quilt!  I can't even pick a favorite thing about it, because I love it all. 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Looking for postcards from anywhere to use for RSVP cards for my 8/2012 wedding.  Have 80/200.
HSG
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Oy Vey!
Offline Offline

Posts: 11015
Joined: 18-Aug-2006

He says I color his world


View Profile
« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2011 04:17:10 PM »

Gorgeous!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

B'H
Proud Army Mom, Hoaah!!!
Help Fight Breast Cancer
superstitch
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

she's just a cosmic girl
Offline Offline

Posts: 3283
Joined: 29-Mar-2006

from another galaxy


View Profile
« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2011 04:43:31 PM »

thanks everyone! I'm currently wrapped up in it as i'm typing and i can still hardly believe i made it, its definitely my most favorite quilt i've ever made, and quite a feat, each block took almost 30 minutes to make! I usually dont have enough stick-to-it-ness to take on a project that i know going in will take a ton of man hours!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Mustaches are sooo 2 years ago

my blog
wists
Penguinofsorts
Offline Offline

Posts: 161
Joined: 05-Nov-2004

Crafts while studying.


View Profile
« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2011 05:34:17 PM »

I love it!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

This isn't Kansas, and I'm not wearing red shoes.
ScrappySue
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 3966
Joined: 23-Aug-2007

Oh, not you. We named the monkey Jack.


View Profile
« Reply #9 on: November 07, 2011 10:45:54 PM »

that is a beautiful quilt
S
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I've started a wist!
http://wists.com/scrappysue
working on the Teesha Moore craftalong
Destashing the craft room
Phizzychick
Paper Crafts, Scrapbooking, and ATCs Moderator
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 11716
Joined: 31-Mar-2005


View Profile WWW
« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2011 01:32:44 AM »

So pretty!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

hellojude
« Reply #11 on: November 08, 2011 01:44:08 PM »

It's wonderful.

What type of machine are you using
« Last Edit: November 08, 2011 01:51:39 PM by hellojude » THIS ROCKS   Logged
superstitch
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

she's just a cosmic girl
Offline Offline

Posts: 3283
Joined: 29-Mar-2006

from another galaxy


View Profile
« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2011 02:48:54 PM »

ooohhh you would ask me that right as i'm forgetting... I know its an Australian based brand but i'm blanking on the name...

My home machine is a Singer, but i'm totally blanking on the quilting machine. I so wish i could afford one of my own, and also had the 18 ft of width in a room required to house one, they are CRAZY BIG!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Mustaches are sooo 2 years ago

my blog
wists
jemimah
« Reply #13 on: November 09, 2011 05:15:13 PM »

How beautiful!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 2 [All] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Hot/Cold Rice Packs
Tute Tuesday: Tea Wallet
Handmade Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Personalized Pet Collar

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 ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.