Online Quilting Guild

Hosted by Janet Wickell (janma)|ScrapQuilts.com

Welcome to our free quilting forum, the Online Quilting Guild, where you can share ideas about quilting, swap fabrics and other projects, and chat with quilters worldwide.

  • 6133
    MEMBERS
  • 152376
    MESSAGES
  • 4
    POSTS TODAY

Discussions

What Are You Working On Now?   General Discussion

Started 11/19/17 by MarciainMD; 499193 views.
Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

4/3/21

There's enough color in your hexie quilt to make some baby happy.  Sorry you didn't like it.  With scrap quilts, some come out more pleasing to the eye than others.

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

4/3/21

Dee in TX (DBRADFOR3) said:

all 10 tops are quilted

Wow!  That was fast.  Will you machine bind them?  That shouldn't take too long.

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

4/3/21

judyinohio said:

This might be my sixth or seventh or eighth jelly roll quilt; 

Another happy looking quilt!  The border fabric is perfect.  I also love the scrappy binding.

Cathy (cacnurse1)

From: Cathy (cacnurse1)

4/3/21

Mishii said:

I have been quite busy with work. We are getting sold

Just what you need, more upheaval in the midst of the pandemic.  Hope all works out smoothly.

Did you get an envelop from me?

Mishii

From: Mishii

4/3/21

Cathy (cacnurse1) said:

Did you get an envelop from me?

I did and I thank you so much!  Pita said y’all were the nicest people ever.  He never says anything nice so it was quite astounding. Thank you ??

binding binding binding.  5 bindings attached but not sewn down.  I am out of the fabric I used for the borders on 3 of the remaining ones so I need to decide what fabric to use.  I sat outside yesterday afternoon and attached all the labels, it was a very pretty mild spring day, little bit of a chill but not too windy.  Very pleasant listening to the birdies.  

I just realized I never finished my reverse applique.  I had been waiting until new sofa & chairs were received to make sure I still wanted to use it in the original place.  I put the unquilted top on the coffee table just to see how I liked it and then forgot all about it.  I think I'm going to make it a large hexagon - but not sure how I want to finish it out.  I was thinking of some sort of pieced border around the outside to frame the applique. But I'm having a hard time visualizing what I want.  Maybe I'll just some some simple quilting then do a binding in the same fabric with a flange of the gold.  I don't want to distract from the applique but I also want to finish it out nicely - lots of work on the applique.  Any thoughts/suggestions?

judyinohio

From: judyinohio

4/5/21

Sorry, but I cannot enlarge the small photo of the applique.  

I see eight points on the design so offhand I do not envision a hexagon design; did you mean an octagon? An octagon would be good. I am not sure about a pieced border, though. My gut says a solid border.

But then I am merely looking at the very small photo so my opinion is a very small one ....

yes Octagon - sorry, mis-spoke

here's another photo - I finished this applique last October but never quilted.

An octagon (thought the same as Judy but saw you corrected that). How much fabric is left. I would do the octagon and bind in the purple but do some fancy Strips made into loops (hard to describe) out of the gold fabric to look kinda lacey on the outside edge.....very fitting for a table cover.

TOP