SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

PR Weekend Los Angeles

Forum > Miscellaneous > Quilt Christmas Gift ( Moderated by Deepika, EleanorSews, CynthiaSue)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Quilt Christmas Gift
GrandmaNewt
GrandmaNewt
Intermediate
Member since 6/5/10
Posts: 359
Send Message

      



Date: 12/18/11 1:45 PM

Back at the end of October, I decided to make a dear friend a quilt for Christmas.

In early spring we had somehow got to talking quilts and he told me he really likes quilts, but after searching for years, he could not find one he liked enough to put on his bed. He has a Cali King sized bed and complained that the quilts were never big enough, he likes lots of overhang. His other main complaint was that all quilts seem to have flowers in the print.

Gave him his gift at a Christmas party last night and he really really likes it. Not a flower in sight! The only print on the quilt is a white and grey collage of watches (he collects watches)

KathySews
star
KathySews  Friend of PR
Advanced
Michigan USA
Member since 10/1/06
Posts: 4051
Send Message

      



Date: 12/18/11 2:00 PM

That is beautiful. I bet he was thrilled.

LauraTS
star
LauraTS  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
California USA
Member since 7/10/06
Posts: 2209
Send Message

      



Date: 12/18/11 2:24 PM

Lovely. I love the look of Irish Chains and hope to make one myself someday.

------
I've moved! Visit my new sewing blog at http://chiralcraft.wordpress.com

Do you sew from KnipMode? Join us at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/knipmode_english/

skae
star
skae  Friend of PR
Advanced
Member since 4/23/07
Posts: 3448
Send Message

      



In reply to GrandmaNewt


Date: 12/18/11 3:25 PM

that is a beautiful quilt you made that person very happy.

------
Ecclesiastes 11:7,8 Nothing on earth is more beautiful than the morning sun. Even if you live to a ripe old age, you should try to enjoy each day, because darkness will come and will last a long time. (CEV)

no7262
star
no7262
Beginner
New Jersey USA
Member since 6/5/09
Posts: 1342
Send Message

      



In reply to GrandmaNewt


Date: 12/18/11 3:34 PM

That was really nice of you to make that for him! It turned out very "handsome"!

Nora :)

------
Nora :)

a7yrstitch
star
a7yrstitch  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Texas USA
Member since 4/1/08
Posts: 6184
Send Message

      



In reply to GrandmaNewt


Date: 12/18/11 5:30 PM

What a wonderful gift. You must have been pretty excited about giving it to him.

Pulled out my magnifying glass and was surprised at how rich the white and gray collage watch print is. It is really beautiful.

Merry Christmas

------
I have no idea what Apple thought I was saying so be a Peach and credit anything bizarre to auto correct.

Learn To Sew
star
Learn To Sew  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
Member since 4/12/05
Posts: 12497
Send Message

      



In reply to GrandmaNewt


Date: 12/18/11 6:54 PM

How did he react when you gave it to him? You said he really liked it, so what was his reaction the no flowers theme? It is really pretty. Looks very rich in colors.

I hope to make a small one of these next year.

------
Bernina 630, Bernina embroidery module, Pfaff 2036, Bernina 1200DA serger, Unique Sewing Cabinet 450L

SouthernStitch
starstarstar
SouthernStitch  Friend of PR
Intermediate
USA
Member since 8/24/02
Posts: 10550
Send Message

      



Date: 12/18/11 7:24 PM

What a work of love! Your friend is very blessed. It's so large and elegant!

------
Bernina 780, and 530
Babylock Evolution
Singer 403a

When life gives you green velvet curtains, make a green velvet dress.

MBMc
MBMc  Friend of PR
Intermediate
Florida USA
Member since 7/29/08
Posts: 129
Send Message

      



Date: 12/18/11 7:27 PM

Wow! Gorgeous and so much work. I'm glad he appreciates it.

Miss Fairchild
starstarstarstar
Miss Fairchild
Advanced
USA
Member since 8/24/02
Posts: 7936
Send Message

      



Date: 12/18/11 7:59 PM

Wow! What a nice gift, and large squares for your Irish chain--makes it much easier, doesn't it? I'm sure your friend is thrilled.

------
"Play the cards you are dealt, but choose who is sitting at the table"..AARP magazine

SEE MY ETSY SHOP HERE: http://www.etsy.com/shop/AuntMaymesAttic
My blog: http://auntmaymesattic.wordpress.com/

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Miscellaneous >> Quilt Christmas Gift

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Clone Your Favorite Garment
Clone Your Favorite Garment

Class Details

Online Class
Understanding Wool Fabrics
Understanding Wool Fabrics

Class Details

Megan Nielsen MN2102

photo
by: Westy85

Review
McCall's 6354

photo
by: DonnaH

Review
Petite Plus 302 Pattern

Petite Plus 302 Pattern

Pattern Details
PerfectFuse Sheer Black

PerfectFuse Sheer Black

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2015 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.