Sewing Patterns, Pattern Review, Sewing Classes, Sewing Machines and Sewing Machine Reviews!
Platinum Sponsor: Stylish Fabric
Over 20,000 of high quality reorderable fabric

[SIGNUP - FREE Membership & 1 FREE Sewing Lesson ]
[Sewing Classes|Shopping Bag Your Shopping Bag|Login|Help]
Sewing Review and Pattern Reviews Sewing Knowledge Base Sewing Patterns Sewing Classes & Sewing Lessons Sewing Machine & Embroidery Machinery Sewing Message Boards Sewing merchants Blog Help/FAQ About Pattern Review
Enter your e-mail address:




Advanced Search
Tags
New to PR?
Sewing Machines
Compare Sewing Machines
Sewing Machine & Serger Reviews
Embroidery Machines
Sewing Reviews
Sewing Patterns
Review Gallery
Sewing Books
Sewing Supplies
Sewing Websites
Sewing Stores
Sewing Class Reviews
Sewing Expo Reviews
Sewing Tips & Techniques
Sewing Podcasts
NEW!Fabric Glossary
Sewing Review Requests Add a Review Request
Your Account
Edit Profile
My Page
Favorites
Wish List
Pattern Catalog
Notifications
Friends of PR
Join Friends of PR
Find a member
Deal Corner
Photo Album
Calendar
Chat Room
Chat Schedule
Chat Transcripts
Sewing Classifieds
Add a Classified
Sewing Contests
enter contest
contest report
contest gallery
Favorite Links
reviews with comments
merchant gallery
article archive
newsletter archive
Craft Resources
contact info
shipping rates
returns & refunds
testimonials

Platinum Sponsor - Stylish Fabric
Stylish Fabric
You are not logged in. Login here.



Message Board > Quilters' Corner > Almost finished - ( Moderated by Sharon1952)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Almost finished -
Strings and leftovers!
PortlandMaine
star
PortlandMaine  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
ME USA
Member since 1/29/11
Posts: 2181
Login to reply to this post

thumbsup 2 members like this.
Date: 9/20/13 10:16 PM



Im super happy with the results so far. I will try to finish the border later tonight or in the AM. I used the leftover parts of one quilt - and made all of these strings from scraps.

I quilted it with red thread.



------
Quilting up a storm!

Franksdottir

Franksdottir  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
Member since 4/25/08
Posts: 3215
Login to reply to this post

In reply to PortlandMaine <<


Date: 9/20/13 11:21 PM

I think that by now I would know one of your quilts anywhere. This one is just lovely - the colors are wonderful, and the stringiness is just charming. I am making string quilt blocks myself, and they are so much fun.

------
Barb

PortlandMaine
star
PortlandMaine  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
ME USA
Member since 1/29/11
Posts: 2181
Login to reply to this post

Date: 9/20/13 11:39 PM

The scraps I had left over from the other quilt were really .. bountiful.

If I would have done some math and had the idea - I would have used the small 3 inch strips (same as the border but 3 inch) around the inside to separate the geese from the center. I know I would have loved it.

But - did not know I had them till MUCH too late. Ive been wanting to make some medallion style quilts. I think that is why I have the desire to have that secondary inside border.

But - I have a bunch of strings left over I think Im going to try my hand at a very simple modern'ish quilt with the leftovers.

Im working on it now. If I end up with anything Ill post it later.

Strings are so fun. I love the poverty patch strings, too. I call them that anyhow - the ones that are not long enough and I have to sew a few pieces together to get the length.

------
Quilting up a storm!

bestgrammy
star
bestgrammy
OR USA
Member since 8/29/06
Posts: 3531
Login to reply to this post

In reply to PortlandMaine <<


Date: 9/21/13 0:43 AM

This is really cool. It could be called busy...but it's not distracting at all. My eyes can look at it for a long time.

Sharon48
star
Sharon48  Friend of PR
Intermediate
WA USA
Member since 5/17/12
Posts: 280
Login to reply to this post

Date: 9/21/13 0:52 AM

Interesting design! Love the color range!!
Do you sell your quilts out of a shop or on-line?

------
Sewing is a passion, so relaxing and calming!

Babylock Ellisimo Gold
Babylock Evolution
Babylock Melody
Viking 190
Babylock Coverstitch (I know, I know - but had
to have it!!)
Babylock Embellisher

JanyceR

JanyceR  Friend of PR
CO USA
Member since 2/3/07
Posts: 1457
Login to reply to this post

In reply to PortlandMaine <<


Date: 9/21/13 1:35 AM

Another great quilt! This one just looks happy!

------
Pfaff Creative Sensation Pro, Bernina 780,
B350SE,other Berninas, Pfaff Performance 5, several vintage - multiple manufacturers.
Love all my machines!

PortlandMaine
star
PortlandMaine  Friend of PR
Advanced Beginner
ME USA
Member since 1/29/11
Posts: 2181
Login to reply to this post

thumbsup 1 member likes this.
Date: 9/21/13 1:58 AM

Ive been in different places - one time I was in three places at the same time. But, I often would need to go into the shop and pick up quilts because I sell them online myself most often.

Ive tried to sell things on Etsy. But, never had had any luck. There is a sea of quilts on that site and I cant find ways to get mine found.

Different groups of people Ive been part of (like this site, Fiesta collectors, family, friends, local people and people around the world) have contacted me about quilts. Ive traded quilts for the most wonderful things.

Ive prob had the most luck selling things via my contacts on facebook. The networking and ease of sharing with wide groups of people prob helps.

I did just start a new page on facebook - it is dedicated to just quilting and sewing talk. Its just me, posting pics and talking with people who Ive met through facebook. I had always used my personal site to do all the work. But, I like to talk about fart jokes and gross things I know not everyone who wants to chat about quits is interested in. No drag queen stuff or politics. Just quilts. So, I asked my friends who want to chat quilts and avoid fart jokes to switch over. Check it out if you like.

My Webpage

I find it is so easy to load pics to facebook. I can do it in one step. Where to post lots of pics here, I have to load them to a host and re-size, cut and paste ..

I love the connection with other quilters on this site. Of all the sites Ive tried to find groups of people to chat with about quilts this one is the best.

------
Quilting up a storm!

quiltingwolf
star
quiltingwolf  Friend of PR
Intermediate
MD
Member since 12/15/02
Posts: 6542
Login to reply to this post

Date: 9/21/13 9:03 AM

I liked I'm Lee Daniel there

------
quiltingwolf.blogspot.com

KathySews
star
KathySews  Friend of PR
Advanced
MI USA
Member since 10/1/06
Posts: 3649

Going to PR Weekend Austin!
Login to reply to this post

thumbsup 1 member likes this.
Date: 9/21/13 10:26 AM

I connected to you page on Facebook so my friends would see your beautiful quilts

Miss Fairchild
starstarstarstar
Miss Fairchild  Friend of PR
Advanced
USA
Member since 8/24/02
Posts: 7936
Login to reply to this post

In reply to PortlandMaine <<


Date: 9/21/13 8:59 PM

Do I hear you about strings! One of my all time favorite quilts was done with a Bonnie Hunter pattern, Diamond in a Square Strings, but I wanted my base to be darker than her all white muslin type. What turned out when I finished, I hung in a quilt show. And I'm very happy with it. Click here as it's on a guest pass

Had it not been for Bonnie and her crazy way of encouragement, I would not have gone this far.

------
"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. Quilters' Corner >> Almost finished -

Merchants on PR
Victoria Jones Collection
Timeless Hawaiian styles
Web site
So Vintage Patterns
Thank You for Joining!
Deals!
Fitz Like a Glove Ironing Board Cover
Made In Australia
Deals!
SewBaby
Unique Sewing Patterns
Deals!
Budo Bear Designs
Asian Designs
Web site

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.
Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Online Sewing Classes
Beginners Guide to Dyeing Fabrics
Fee: $29.00
(Regular $49.00)
Beginners Guide to Dyeing Fabrics

Online Sewing Classes
Altering Jackets
Fee: $19.99
(Regular $59.00)
Altering Jackets

Vogue Patterns 8379 MISSES' DRESS
photo
Review by velosewer on 5/4/10
Read Review

Peek-A Boo Does it all Diaper Clutch Digital Pattern ( Size one size )
Peek-A Boo Does it all Diaper Clutch Digital Pattern ( Size one size )

Details
Price: $4.99
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Liesl + Co. Everyday skirt Digital Pattern
Liesl + Co. Everyday skirt Digital Pattern

Details
Price: $12.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Simplicity 2885
photo
Review by knitmachin... on 7/17/12
Read Review

Victoria Jones Collection Misses' Traditional Muumuu
Victoria Jones Collection Misses' Traditional Muumuu

Details
Price: $14.25
Add to Bag Add to Bag

THE SKIRTS - A CD Book By Kenneth King
THE SKIRTS - A CD Book By Kenneth King

Details
Price: $24.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Vogue 7881 Pattern ( Size 12-14-16 )
Vogue 7881 Pattern ( Size 12-14-16 )

Details
Price: $20.00
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Simplicity 3629 Pattern ( Size 14-16-18-20 )
Simplicity 3629 Pattern ( Size 14-16-18-20 )

Details
Price: $16.95
Add to Bag Add to Bag

Subscribe to PR Message Board Feed Subscribe to the PR Message Board Feed Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe at NewsGator Online Subscribe at Bloglines Add to MyMSN