Monday, January 9, 2012

Two Twister's

Well I finished up the Two Twisters for my Two new Nieces that are on the way.  I really enjoyed making these quilts and had fun trying the new diagonal twister design out.  I have some more ideas of how to play with this design for a later day :)  And a super fun note about these two quilts, I got the fabric for them out of my stash and I had 8 1 yard pieces.  I used up all of it with about an inch to spare.  Perfect!!!  You would have thought I had purchased it with these designs in mind :)

I quilted the this twister with a swirl design, I really like how it adds to the motion of the quilt.

And here is the back of it.  I forget how hard it is to keep a strip straight on the backing of a quilt :)

And this one is the infamous first quilting video quilt :)  It is done in a dasiy and loop design.  (Which I know, you can't see at all, but it still gives it that soft crinkly feel :)

And I loved this backing fabric, it is harder to see in the picture but there are cute little flowers in the white teardrop design :)

 And here they are together.  I am so excited to tie some ribbons around them and send them off to my wonderful Sister and Sister-In-Law.  Love you guys!!!

I am linking this to Kati's Slash the Stash!!! These were some great stash busters :)

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15 comments:

  1. They are beautiful! I do like the looks of that twister tool. I don't own one yet, but I'm thinking I can rig it myself with a square ruler I have. I have a granddaughter coming in April and I'm still undecided about a pattern...seeing yours, I'm heavily leaning that way! :)

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  2. They are truly beautiful. I would love to try one but I don't know if I am talented enough to. I love them though. Truly beautiful!!!!!!

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  3. So beautiful! I've thought about doing a twister quilt, but don't want to waste any fabric. =( Is there a lot of waste?

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  4. These are great. It is apparent that you put lots of work into them. Those lucky little ladies are going to love those quilts!

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  5. I love your twisters! I just posted my twister in progress on my blog at byathreadortwo.blogspot.com They really are not hard. When I was done I had a neat stack of 4-1/2" squares left for another project.

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  6. Lovely! The backs are just as pretty as the fronts!

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  7. Very, very nice, Melissa! They will be appreciated and loved.

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  8. Your quilts are beautiful Happy quilting jinnie

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  9. These are both just beautiful. Great job.

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  10. I love this design. What a fun way to use up your fabric. Thanks for linking up to Slash the Stash!

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Thank you so much for your sweet comments. I just love hearing from you!!
Have a Happy Quilting Day :)

Melissa