Project

Carl's Memory Quilt 'Earth Tones"

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I'm very happy with the choice of background color which reflects light with every movement and am glad I decided to tie it on the back side so as to not detract from the design and fabrics. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Think seriously before deciding to use silk - it is so hard to cut into strips.

What you will need

  • Men's outdated neckties Cream colored silk fabric Polyester batting Quilting thread for tying

Q&A with hipocket

Tiggie Winkle asked:
This is amazing..how long did it take?
hipocket answered:
Thank you for your kind words. I honestly don't know how long it took. I worked on it from time to time over about 4 months but never for a long, sustained time. I'm getting ready to make another one during this winter and use his darker colored ties; mostly reds & blues with ivory silk for the lighter color. I'll try to keep track of the time a little better.
Shadav asked:
Where do I get the pattern from I love it well done
hipocket answered:
Thank you. Actually, its just a log cabin pattern. I didn't really have a 'pattern', I just cut all my strips and the center square 2 1/2".