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: Craftster is for freely sharing how to make things! Don't post pics of things you sell in hopes of getting some sales or we'll have to bust out the LIMBO stick on you! Wink
Total Members: 301,489
Currently Running With Scissors:
562 Guests and 10 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: Solidarity  (Read 1462 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
rainylakechick
« on: January 11, 2012 03:06:09 PM »

In December 2011 the Austin Modern Quilt Guild worked together to make a charity quilt.  Members of the guild donated 12.5 x 12.5 blocks, using only solid fabrics.  I collected all the blocks, made the top and back, helped two other guild members long-arm quilt it, and then I did the binding.  The final size is a generous twin.

 

The quilt was donated to Artists Against Cancer, a non-profit organization to help those who work in the arts in their battles against cancer.  Artists Against Cancer held a silent auction that December to raise money for our fellow quilter.

BTW, I love the tag I made for the back!!!



More details on my blog.
« Last Edit: January 11, 2012 03:08:09 PM by rainylakechick » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Antidigger
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2012 03:26:49 PM »

Thats amazing. I love all the different patterns from the solid colours.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
EllaRain
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2012 03:47:19 PM »

A great quilt for a great cause. You  should really be proud.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese. . . . I would rather have cheese.
http://pinterest.com/ellaraindrop/
just1morestitch
« Reply #3 on: January 11, 2012 04:45:42 PM »

Such bright colors! I love it.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
rainylakechick
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2012 07:52:04 AM »

Thanks everyone!  I really loved the quilt too.  And I was really happy to help our friend out!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Greta_j
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2012 07:43:25 PM »

I love the solid colours and the modern designs of the blocks. I haven't used solids before but this is so inspiring in how great they can look
THIS ROCKS   Logged
rainylakechick
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2012 08:07:27 AM »

I love the solid colours and the modern designs of the blocks. I haven't used solids before but this is so inspiring in how great they can look

When I started quilting again about 4 years ago, I didn't even like solids.  Seemed too old fashioned. 

In the past year or so, I've seen lots of solids being used in a very modern way.  I saw this photo on the LA Modern Quilt Guild flickr page and was in love... When I suggested we use that as our inspiration for a charity quilt, everyone in the guild was in! 

And I'm always amazed at the creative work my guild friends can do.  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Kaypee
« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2012 11:12:01 AM »

This is lovely.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
RedRabbit
« Reply #8 on: January 30, 2012 07:30:34 AM »

This is so beautiful. I'm sure it will be cherished forever.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
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 Skip That Awkward Growing-Out Phase With Your Pixie
The Most Genius Fix for Frizzed-Out Locks
Bobby Pins Get Super-Trendy in This Hairstyle Tutorial
Will This at Home Kit Make DIY Bangs a Breeze?
Rock This Easy Updo That Was Made for Warm Weather
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Mirror Wall
January 21, 2015 Featured Projects
January 21st is Squirrel Appreciation Day!

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.