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: When you post a project, remember that you can always click the Modify button to edit the post and add additional information.
Total Members: 302,308
Currently Running With Scissors:
647 Guests and 14 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: New York Foody Beauty  (Read 2653 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
warpedhooker
« on: June 10, 2012 05:01:37 AM »

I just wanted to show off this mini art quilt I made for the MAQ swap.  I made the quilt round, with plastic brake hose as a frame inside the border.  Every piece of fabric is a fruit or vegetable.  Included are bananas, lemons, chile peppers, raspberries, blueberries, watermelon, carrots, cucumbers and one bitty piece of garden medley.

I love the way swapping encourages me to try new things and push my limits.  This was my first paper piecing.

 

Each Quarter was a different pattern, but I made each one to accept the same center piece to tie them together.






« Last Edit: June 10, 2012 09:15:03 AM by warpedhooker - Reason: picture not showing up » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Ffrogg526
Stitches in the Musical Weave
Offline Offline

Posts: 3350
Joined: 01-Jan-2009

I can do that... I think.


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2012 05:49:37 AM »

This is amazing!  I couldn't imagine all those little tiny pieces!  I have to admit, when I opened up Craftster to look for something else and there this was I immediately clicked on it!  Great work!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Homerof2
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 6538
Joined: 19-Jan-2006


View Profile
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2012 06:47:50 AM »

Beautiful!!  I love using fruit and veggie fabrics and your use of them is so well done.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
LadybugsAndBumblebees
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5639
Joined: 18-Dec-2009

I'm so squishy!


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2012 07:28:51 AM »

That piece would be a perfect wallhanging on the dining room of an expensive, trendy restaurant!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://Pinterest.com/LdybgGrl (my personal pinterest)
www.etsy.com/shop/LadybuggirlCrafts
http://Pinterest.com/LadybuggirlCrafts (my business pinterest-click on banner in right corner)
I'm on instagram:  ladybuggirlcrafts

You can call me Queen Bee!
Or, Ladybug Girl, if you'd prefer.
kaz814
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 5794
Joined: 03-Oct-2009


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2012 08:57:27 AM »

Oh this is gorgeous!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Mistress Jennie
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

~*Harry Potter Craftalong Headmistress*~
Online Online

Posts: 7139
Joined: 30-Sep-2008

Beware the power of my Sonic Seam Ripper!


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2012 09:17:34 AM »

Absolutely STUNNING!  Well done warpedhooker!  Definitely "Rocks".
THIS ROCKS   Logged

MareMare
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Bath and Beauty Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Soapmakers do it with bubbles
Offline Offline

Posts: 19786
Joined: 25-Apr-2007

Don't be a soap licker


View Profile WWW
« Reply #6 on: June 10, 2012 10:50:49 AM »

Awesome! I love the polka dots background in the one section!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Soaps by MareMare Blog Updated! 2/12

~The 2015 Quiltalong! is up and chugging along! Come join us!~

Love painting your nails? Check out the Awesome Manicure Thread!
ZumaGirl74
Rebel at home & abroad.
Offline Offline

Posts: 668
Joined: 11-Sep-2005

View Profile WWW
« Reply #7 on: June 10, 2012 04:59:27 PM »

Wow  - this is fantastic!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Indigomouse
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2012 07:35:38 PM »

This is amazing! It reminds me of a tile mosaic.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
warpedhooker
« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2012 05:42:16 AM »

Thanks for all the wonderful complements.  I had a lot of fun making it.  It's one of those projects you would never have done except for a swap, then you want to keep it yourself!
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



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Saute Vegetables for Lumpia
How to Cook and Serve Lumpia
Make Sesame Chapati Bread Dough
How to Make Sesame Chapati Bread
Baking Sesame Chapati Bread
Latest Blog Articles
Hey, it's summer. Go outside!
Meatless Monday: Chia Pudding
Spotlight on: Smoothies with Recipe Goodness

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.