Wednesday, March 7, 2012

WIP Wednesday {3.7.2012}

Drunkard's Path Turtle Quilt


Here's my progress on the turtle prayer quilt.  I had a chance to take a picture outside.



Up close view on how I'm quilting the blocks. It takes about 13 minutes to quilt around the turtle and that was without distractions. I always have distractions, so it takes me longer than 13 minutes. I usually don't like to show up close pictures of my quilting since I'm not very good at it. However it may look, I like the way it's turning out! Mostly, I hope it brings peace and comfort for whom I'm making it.



This is a picture of jean legs that have been torn open into panels. I've been saving my childrens jeans for awhile to make them a denim quilt.  I'm following this tutorial.  Since I've been saving them for awhile I have varying sizes. The piles are divided into 5 inch, 6 inch and 7 inches widths.

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Thanks for stopping by!
Gina

9 comments:

  1. Your turtle prayer quilt is turning out great. That special someone will definitely be comforted when he receives it and comforted through his illness. Great Job!

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  2. What an awesome take on D'sP! I love turles and this quilt is just beautiful with such a great destination!

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  3. How cool is that!? Love the turtles - never would have thought of it. Did you "find" them yourself, or is it a pattern?

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  4. I agree, how cool is that? I love those turtles and what a fabulous way to use drunkards path blocks.
    Wow you have quite a pile of jeans saved up!

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  5. Your turtles are SOOOO cool! Love them. Such a fun quilt.

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  6. Very clever and cute. You've chosen some fun fabrics to make them from. Would love to see the finished project some day.

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  7. Love this quilt...it reminds me of happy times on vacations and your heart is so beautiful for doing this!

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  8. What a neat quilt, love how you used the Drunkard's Path blocks!

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  9. I'm loving the turtles! I wanted to make one with batiks once. They are looking great; you are going to make someone very happy :)

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