by awesome1 02 Apr 2018

I finished my crayola quilt over the wkend. It was hand "quilt as you go" using old stamped blocks that almost got trashed because I had for so long. Instead, I just colored the designs, set w/iron, and added a machine emb'd border around using the Daisy design by AmelieScott edge-to-edge designs. It was such fun I may do another!

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by jenne 15 May 2018

beautiful.

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by jenne 15 May 2018

beautiful.

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by grobin 14 May 2018

Good save and idea.. Lovely quilt

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by arisann 13 May 2018

Big Job and well done!! Just saw this.
so you quilt it on embroidery machine each block and then you put it all together?

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by dilceia 10 Apr 2018

It is absolutely beautiful!!!! Congratulations!

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awesome1 by awesome1 09 May 2018

It is right pretty, but I have packed it away for my son to have some day.

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by stella1 10 Apr 2018

WOW!!!! absolute and excellent stunning love the quilt

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awesome1 by awesome1 09 May 2018

Thank you so much.

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by sewilso 08 Apr 2018

Your workmanship is excellent!

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awesome1 by awesome1 09 May 2018

Thank you, but not on a par with some quilts I have admired.

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by sdrise 06 Apr 2018

Beautiful!!! glad you did not trash it!

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awesome1 by awesome1 09 May 2018

So am I. since it turned out so nice. I was told by someone that it would not hold up to laundering unless I used cold water. No matter..it is in a trunk and will prob never be used!

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by airyfairy 06 Apr 2018

It is absolutely beautiful.

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awesome1 by awesome1 09 May 2018

Thank you, airyfairy!

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by katydid 05 Apr 2018

Beautiful! I am a want to be Quilter so I am in awe of all the quilts. I think my mother used to call these counterpanes. She had two solid white ones and made my sister and me Easter coats one year. I treasured that coat for many years. My coat was so unique.

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awesome1 by awesome1 09 May 2018

Like Dolly Parton's "coat of many colors"? Whatever our moms made was always special! Those memories are a treasure.

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by castor 05 Apr 2018

Congratulation your Quilt is awesome great quilting

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awesome1 by awesome1 05 Apr 2018

You are so kind to think so. Thank you.

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by spendlove Moderator 04 Apr 2018

This is really beautiful. Your colouring is perfect. I haven't been successful with wax crayons and I'm now experimenting with Inktense.

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awesome1 by awesome1 05 Apr 2018

Thank you. This was a first time for me after seeing a tute, and my blocks were so old I was going to trash them at Goodwill anyway. I'm very pleased with this first attempt.

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by toogie 04 Apr 2018

I love it! Such a unique way of design and quilting. It must have taken quiet some time...Life has been too busy for me to even start a quilt....

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awesome1 by awesome1 05 Apr 2018

Thank you! 'Quilt as you go' might be my new love. Hand quilting is what I do, and it is so relaxing to have a small square to work on ...anywhere... rather than sitting under a frame. And I've added machine quilting designs for borders--I am liking the combination.

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by rescuer Moderator 04 Apr 2018

Beautiful work!

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awesome1 by awesome1 05 Apr 2018

Thank you for both your comments!

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by lbrow 03 Apr 2018

You are definitely "Awesome"!

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awesome1 by awesome1 04 Apr 2018

Awww no. I'm just "aw someone". Thank you for looking.

rescuer by rescuer 04 Apr 2018

See, I'm not the only one!

awesome1 by awesome1 05 Apr 2018

The word 'awesome' is over used in present times. It means something I truly wish applied to me. But as I've explained before, I intended my "handle" be as above...aw someone(1), but my fingers typed the wrong spelling. Hence the 'awe'some. It was too late to correct when noticed. So I will have to remain awesome--and that is not so bad, is it?

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by jenne 03 Apr 2018

I have done this type of quilt, (isn't it fun), just beautiful.

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awesome1 by awesome1 04 Apr 2018

Giving me more project ideas. Thanks.

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by carolpountney 03 Apr 2018

Beautiful

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awesome1 by awesome1 04 Apr 2018

THX!

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by kustomkuddle 02 Apr 2018

Beautiful quilt. So glad it did not get trashed!

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awesome1 by awesome1 03 Apr 2018

So am I--now! Thx.

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by alistarrw63 02 Apr 2018

That is truly a magnificent quilt! Very elegant!

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awesome1 by awesome1 03 Apr 2018

Thank you so much.

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by worthy 02 Apr 2018

Gorgeous, Know you are glad you finished it. Great job.

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awesome1 by awesome1 03 Apr 2018

Yes, I was anxious to see it finished. But will do it again if I come across more orphan blocks!

worthy by worthy 04 Apr 2018

Should have ask before. Where does one find a quilt block to color? My daughter would absolutely love to do something like that.

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by shirley124 02 Apr 2018

Beautiful. Hugs

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awesome1 by awesome1 03 Apr 2018

How sweet--thank you.

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by sewdeb 02 Apr 2018

This is stunning! Love it!

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awesome1 by awesome1 03 Apr 2018

Hope it launders well..then into storage!

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by jrob Moderator 02 Apr 2018

Lovely!

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awesome1 by awesome1 03 Apr 2018

Thanks

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by christracey 02 Apr 2018

It looks very pretty well done.

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awesome1 by awesome1 03 Apr 2018

Thank you.

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by lhart 02 Apr 2018

What a great idea, it turned out beautiful and I love how you quilted it.

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awesome1 by awesome1 03 Apr 2018

hand quilting is relaxing and I like doing it at the tv.

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by pennifold 02 Apr 2018

Wow, this is fantastic aswesome1, I love the quilting, it will be cherished. Love Chris

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awesome1 by awesome1 03 Apr 2018

Thanks so much for the comment.

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by brendalea 02 Apr 2018

Beautiful Quilt. Thank you for sharing Happy Stitching

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awesome1 by awesome1 03 Apr 2018

thank you..it was a long project, but enjoyed it.

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by sonjapotgieter 02 Apr 2018

What an Awesome Stunning Quilt!!!Done Excellent job!!!Beautiful!!

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awesome1 by awesome1 03 Apr 2018

Thank you....

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by pennyhal2 02 Apr 2018

I like the soft pastel look of this quilt and the lovely hand quilting. There's something about hand quilting that steals my heart. I've used crayolas with children to make a qulit when I taught 5th grade. Brought in my iron...none of the kids had ever seen and iron before!...and they learned about ironing. I brought in my sewing machine and taught them about sewing. it's a great way to teach children about quilt making.

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by crafter2243 Moderator 02 Apr 2018

Very nice. Looks very delicate.

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awesome1 by awesome1 02 Apr 2018

Thank you..yes, the colors are soft and faded looking like "antique" might look.

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by basketkase 02 Apr 2018

How lovely....great job!

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by graceandham 02 Apr 2018

Beautiful result.

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awesome1 by awesome1 02 Apr 2018

Thanks so much

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by dragonflyer 02 Apr 2018

Beautiful! I have not used Crayola for coloring...I know you heat set the colors, but how will it hold up when laundered?

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awesome1 by awesome1 02 Apr 2018

Thank you..it was fun..like a child with coloring book! I'm told it should be laundered in cool water with gentle detergent, but I see no reason it could not go into the dryer. The colors were set with hot iron, paper towels to absorb excess color and oil. But most of my bigger quilts end up in trunks and cedar chest! Smaller quilts go to charity.

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