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#1 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 05 September 2012 - 01:59 PM

ok has anyone done a 'swoon'
http://thimbleblossoms.bigcartel.com/produ...142-pdf-pattern

would anyone be interested in a swoon along???

#2 Shanski

Posted 05 September 2012 - 02:06 PM

That is a really nice pattern. How much extra material would I need to turn it into a king size quilt.

I'm thinking of asking my mother in law to make it for us for our birthdays next year - I will buy all the materials and she will sew it for me. Bless her heart, she loves doing this.

#3 blackcat20

Posted 05 September 2012 - 02:08 PM

I've done one  biggrin.gif

I'd link to my blog but last time I did that I got in trouble...

#4 Guest_3Keiki_*

Posted 05 September 2012 - 07:21 PM

Blackcat I have been told it is quite a simple quilt to do the oversized blocks make it good for someone with very little quilting experience - how did you find it.

#5 jotsmum

Posted 22 November 2012 - 01:44 PM

I'm doing one original.gif  Each block takes me about an hour to put together and I have two more to go.  so far It has taken me about 6 months but I have had a lot of other stuff going on as well.

Its is easy although I have had to unpick a couple of times due to not concentrating and putting one of the corners on upside down.


#6 blackcat20

Posted 22 November 2012 - 01:49 PM

QUOTE (3Keiki @ 05/09/2012, 08:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Blackcat I have been told it is quite a simple quilt to do the oversized blocks make it good for someone with very little quilting experience - how did you find it.


I found it pretty easy, but the lack of pressing directions was a pain. I ended up blogging my seam-pressing instructions; if you'd like a link PM me.  biggrin.gif

This is mine: Swoon

Edited by blackcat20, 22 November 2012 - 01:51 PM.


#7 Mum-to-3-girls

Posted 22 November 2012 - 02:00 PM

Hi I'm Jenny, I don't often post in here but occasionally have a read when I get a break from the kids.  
I'd love to make that quilt.  I have a lovely sewing machine collecting dust.  I have made garments before but I'm new to quilting.  Would love to join in if you go ahead.  I could do with the motivation of joining a group, I haven't sewn anything for ages.  

Jenny



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