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Silk Tie Quilt

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Silk Tie Quilt

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Quilting Big Projects on a Small Machine taught by Ann Petersen

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Category Quilting
Type Home Decor
Style Classic
TerryChase on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Reclaimed silk ties and wool batting.

TerryChase on craftsy.com

Ooh I am so saving this project, thanks Terry for the great idea. My husband has so many fabulous ties and I would love to make him a quilt with some of them, that is if he lets me have them;)

02/15/2013 Flag

I have used ties to make many shopping bags, and all very unique! It is amazing the amount of material there is in a tie once you have it taken apart. I always wash them carefully after they are taken apart, so there is no size change once they are sewn. Not all ties are silk :-) Your quilt is lovely!

03/10/2014 Flag

Did you use a pattern or the string quilting method to make these blocks?

07/19/2014 Flag

I precut 11.5" squares of muslin as foundation pieces. Drew diagonal line as starting point. Each strip was pre-cut to a specific width. Applied first 2 pieces in similar fashion to paper piecing. Then strip pieced the other pre-cut pieces. The diagonal sewing distorts the square, so final step was to trim the block to 10.5" square using first diagonal line as guide.

07/25/2014 Flag

Also, each block in the photo is composed of 4 diagonal blocks.

07/25/2014 Flag