Top 10 Posters

Did You Work on a Quilt Today? #9

Page 119 of 220 (3287 items) « First ... < Previous 117 118 119 120 121 Next > ... Last » | RSS

rated by 0 users
This post has 3,286 Replies | 64 Followers

Top 25 Contributor
Female
Posts 9,057
Points 170,727
MNnancy replied on Sun, Dec 1 2013 2:08 PM

I finished quilting and binding 3 quilts this holiday weekend (see gallery), so I'm feeling good about that.  Now I'm going to watch my new Craftsy class called "Dot-to-Dot Quilting" to come up with an idea for finishing MQ8.  It's time I took my quilting skills beyond a simple all-over design.


On the banks of the Mississippi River in north central Minnesota (Brainerd lakes area)

  • | Post Points: 20
Top 25 Contributor
Female
Posts 5,119
Points 110,645

MNnancy:
It's time I took my quilting skills beyond a simple all-over design.

 

Based on what I've seen of your quilts, I consider your skills already "beyond". But I know what you mean. Right now I'm working on a Sylvia block. It's nasty and I don't know why I choose it. Brides Boquet with a zillion Y seams and I'm determined to finish it. I hate Y seams and try to avoid them so I must have been in the midst of a brain fart when I choose this one to make.


In the beautiful Pacific Northwest!

  • | Post Points: 20
Top 25 Contributor
Female
Posts 9,057
Points 170,727
MNnancy replied on Sun, Dec 1 2013 2:47 PM

Thanks, Judy.  It's the quilting/stitching design work that I'm especially interested in trying to improve.  The length of my stitches are more consistent now (I don't have a stitch regulator on my older HQ), but I haven't had much success in utilizing a variety of designs to fill in all the negative spaces on my quilts.  


On the banks of the Mississippi River in north central Minnesota (Brainerd lakes area)

  • | Post Points: 20
Top 25 Contributor
Female
Posts 5,119
Points 110,645

I would love a stitch regulator but afraid it probably will never happen. My quilting is mostly random with a few designs thrown in here and there.

Good luck Nancy, I'm sure your results will be terrific.


In the beautiful Pacific Northwest!

  • | Post Points: 5
Top 100 Contributor
Female
Posts 768
Points 11,560

Angele:
And hat and booties.

 

That should be one happy and warm baby.

  • | Post Points: 20
Top 25 Contributor
Female
Posts 3,299
Points 45,925
Angele replied on Wed, Dec 4 2013 10:10 PM

Thanks Gini, Ginny and Weezee.  I have fun knitting even if I like quilting better. Right now I'm making socks for Christmas for our friends to use at their cabins. I so wish to finish a quilt for my son. I don't think it will happen as work does get in the way sometimes. Lol

Angèle  from NWO

  • | Post Points: 20
Top 10 Contributor
Female
Posts 28,117
Points 411,044
gini replied on Thu, Dec 5 2013 12:18 AM

I finished a top that was 5 years old.  Picked out the backing too.  It's almost a quilt

gini in north idaho

  • | Post Points: 20
Top 75 Contributor
Female
Posts 1,162
Points 15,470
Susan replied on Sat, Dec 7 2013 12:08 AM

I finished my DH Christmas quilt tonight and almost finished sewing on the binding for my DD Christmas quilt. Yahoo, Yippee, only took a year as they were suppose to be last years gifts. Im starting on a quilt kit my DD gave me last Christmas, she expects it to be done this year. Oh, well, I know you quilting sisters will understand  even if my family does not. I wish there were more of me or more hours in the day.    Susan

  • | Post Points: 20
Top 25 Contributor
Female
Posts 4,426
Points 72,120
Karla replied on Sat, Dec 7 2013 10:01 AM

Yes, I did, as a matter of fact.  Yesterday I made the first block of my Lone Star Sampler...only 8 more to go...have 1/2 of one of the blocks done so far this morning...it takes 9 blocks, each measuring about 29 inches square.  Here's a pic of the first block, for those of you who didn't see if via snickerdoodle.

  • | Post Points: 80
Top 75 Contributor
Female
Posts 1,094
Points 14,135
Dawn replied on Sat, Dec 7 2013 10:34 AM

Karla, that is gorgeous!!!  Love it!  Can't wait to see the whole thing together!

  • | Post Points: 20
Top 500 Contributor
Female
Posts 197
Points 2,540

Karla

I love the colors in this block.  Can't wait to see the entire quilt top - great work

Barbara

  • | Post Points: 5
Top 50 Contributor
Female
Posts 2,482
Points 43,630
Vivian replied on Sat, Dec 7 2013 11:35 AM

This is the only site that puts my pictures upside down.  Anyway. Borders for both quilts today a( did two while I was at it)nd quilted when we get back from Cuba next week. I am so done with travel. 

  • | Post Points: 35
Top 10 Contributor
Female
Posts 13,043
Points 169,873
Marie replied on Sat, Dec 7 2013 1:34 PM

Karla, this is beautiful!  Love the colors and can't wait to see the finished quilt, good job!

Millbury, MA

  • | Post Points: 5
Top 10 Contributor
Female
Posts 13,043
Points 169,873
Marie replied on Sat, Dec 7 2013 1:35 PM

Vivian, upside down, right side up, I love it, good job!

Millbury, MA

  • | Post Points: 20
Top 150 Contributor
Female
Posts 405
Points 8,230
Pat A replied on Sat, Dec 7 2013 6:16 PM
Karla,
  • | Post Points: 5
Page 119 of 220 (3287 items) « First ... < Previous 117 118 119 120 121 Next > ... Last » | RSS
Have a Question? | About Us | Privacy Policy | Join Today Copyright ©2009-2014, Crafts Media, LLC ALL Rights Reserved.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use