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

Forum > Quilters' Corner > the trees ( Moderated by Sharon1952)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
the trees
quiltingwolf
star
quiltingwolf  Friend of PR
Intermediate
MD
Member since 12/15/02
Posts: 6618
Send Message

      



Date: 2/3/13 7:57 AM

I on to sewing the leaves on the first block. This wall hanging got reduced to 4 blocks.The leaves are fun but the trees are rather hard to cut out.

My first tree

I tried photobucket by my computer doesn't like it. After this I will be an sewing around a leave applique expert. It's fun though like it more then I thought. Wish the pics were better my phone doesn't do so well. Also took it with the tree sideways.

-- Edited on 2/3/13 8:00 AM --
-- Edited on 2/4/13 10:44 AM --

------
quiltingwolf.blogspot.com

Cat n Bull
star
Cat n Bull  Friend of PR
NC USA
Member since 2/17/06
Posts: 4452
Send Message

      



In reply to quiltingwolf <<


Date: 2/3/13 8:28 AM

Oh WOW!! That is BEAUTIFUL!!

How are your hands feeling?

------
Cathryn

Julkane
star
Julkane  Friend of PR
Intermediate
PA USA
Member since 9/14/07
Posts: 698
Send Message

      



In reply to quiltingwolf <<


Date: 2/3/13 8:42 AM

Very pretty but looks hard to cut out. I see why you are only doing 4 blocks. however, you might find it easier as you do the others.

------
Elna Excellence 740, Pfaff Quilt expression 4.0, Janome 300E, Brother 8500D, Babylock Ellageo, Janome 900CPX CoverPro, Brother 5234 Project Runway Serger, Singer Treadle, Singer 66, Singer 99

http://juliannasjourney.blogspot.com/

quiltingwolf
star
quiltingwolf  Friend of PR
Intermediate
MD
Member since 12/15/02
Posts: 6618
Send Message

      



In reply to Cat n Bull <<


Date: 2/3/13 8:55 AM

Hands aren't bothering me too much as I guess I don't do a lot at a time and the leaves are ok it's the trees but I only cut one of those out once a week. Thumb where my bone spur is is sore but I'll live with it. the applique stitching was more difficult until I realize I could turn the fabric at every stitch if I want. Going to put my knee lift back on machine before I do any others. I'm just using embroidery thread t outline them so I can match the leaf color. Also not sure if I should stitch down trees as they are kinda of tacked down when I do the leaves. Next trees is going to have all civil war reproduction fabric for leaves. Not sure after that. Might see if I can get some charm paks from Joanns I've a ton of coupons.
-- Edited on 2/3/13 8:57 AM --

------
quiltingwolf.blogspot.com

SouthernStitch
starstarstar
SouthernStitch  Friend of PR
Intermediate
LA
Member since 8/24/02
Posts: 10063
Send Message

      



Date: 2/3/13 11:11 AM

I love this! You make me want to try appliqu, but I've got far too much on my plate right now. My first will likely be a Dresden Plate. Good for you for tackling this! So glad your hands survived!

------
Bernina 780, and 530
Juki TL2010
Babylock Evolution
Singer 403a

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

petro
starstar
petro  Friend of PR
Advanced
Member since 6/24/07
Posts: 2475
Send Message

      



Date: 2/3/13 11:36 AM

What a great design idea for using small but nice pieces of fabric. Thanks for showing this.

Canadian Jane
star
Canadian Jane
Advanced Beginner
AB CANADA
Member since 10/30/10
Posts: 1872
Send Message

      



In reply to quiltingwolf <<


Date: 2/3/13 12:01 PM

It's just beautiful. And inspiring.. makes me want to try to do more than same old, same old....

TessKwiltz
star
TessKwiltz  Friend of PR
Intermediate
TX USA
Member since 9/21/07
Posts: 1578
Send Message

      



In reply to quiltingwolf <<


Date: 2/3/13 12:41 PM

I can't see I don't FB

------
Tess

On threadpainting flowers: "How many colors are in a flower? ... How many do you have?" - Ellen Anne Eddy

PattiAnnJ
star
PattiAnnJ
Advanced
OH USA
Member since 12/3/06
Posts: 7243
Send Message

      



Date: 2/3/13 1:42 PM

Have you tired this method?

May be easier on the hands and wrists.

------
I dont give them Hell, I just tell the truth about them and they think its Hell. Harry Truman

"Improvise, adapt and overcome." - Clint Eastwood/Heartbreak Ridge

jannw
starstarstarstar
jannw  Friend of PR
Intermediate
WA USA
Member since 9/3/06
Posts: 8552
Send Message

      



In reply to quiltingwolf <<


Date: 2/3/13 1:59 PM

So pretty!!

------
2009-113.25 yds
2010-115.5
2011-80.25+30+donated
2012 86.3 yds..
2013 21.0
Everyone who sews seriously has a stockpile of fabrics, because it is natural to purchase more than can be sewn in any one season" Singer, Timesaving Sewing, 1987

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 >> the trees

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Leather 101
Leather 101

Register

Break your Serger Out of the Box
Break your Serger Out of the Box

Register

McCall's 5653

photo
by: ButtonFait...

Review
You Sew Girl SEWING CLASS 1 - Shopping Bag Pattern

You Sew Girl SEWING CLASS 1 - Shopping Bag Pattern

Buy Now
J Stern Designs Misses Jeans Pattern

J Stern Designs Misses Jeans Pattern

Buy Now

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

Copyright © 2014 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.