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Saturday, December 3, 2011

Copy of Museum Quilt by Donna Stickovich (SW PA.)


I've added a photo of the pattern to show the over-all design.



 I borrowed an 1830's quilt from my local museum and had a pattern made from it. There were initials but there was no record of who's it was so I call it Elizabeth's Quilt.  After tracing it onto my fabric I began to out line stitch all of the design. This top fabric is backed with voile. The stuffing is then done from the back between the voile and cotton.







I am now ready to put the layers (top batting and backing) together. And Start to quilt. I will be quilting  in a cheveron pattern at 1/4" between lines.After quilting all of the colored thread will be removed. Twice quilted , once removed!.......... Oh!! I am also a stab stitch quilter.

7 comments:

  1. That is going to be an amazing piece when you are finished. Please keep us posted as you quilt this.

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  2. Wow! Beautiful quilt,I too would love to see as you progress on this one.

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  3. I remember this gorgeous pattern Donna. I tried a practice piece of trapunto in this method but found the circles distorted and gave up, maybe too soon me thinks when I look at your beauty.

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  4. You've already done a great job, way to go! I am really looking forward to seeing the next pictures.

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  5. Wow, this is just amazing. Looking forward to seeing more.

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  6. O my, really a work to admire. I have never tried trapunto. Are looking forward to see more photos.

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  7. A beautiful project!
    Also a nice contribution to the museum, I'm sure they appreciate your efforts.

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