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Project

Rostislav's Quilt

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I succeded to manage a quilt wich is 204*143 cm (80*56 inches) on my home machine! It was a challenge, but i did it! Many thanks to my Craftsy instructors: Jenny Doan for her Quilting Quickly Course and Wendy Butler Burns for her Machine Quilting Course! What advice would you give someone starting this project? It is just a fear when you start a big size quilt... Though, your eyes are afraid of it, your hands do it! It's hard to start, but it's such a comfort to see your finished work. And great pleasure to see that your gift is valued by the recepient. I made it for my dear nephew's birthday. He liked it very much, not just as a blanket, but also as a map for his games (he's 7)!

What you will need

  • Anna Maria Horner's fabrics and cotton/wool (50/50) batting.

Q&A with Svetlana M.

artbythebay asked:
This is stunning-- it absolutely sparkles.
Svetlana M. answered:
Thank you!
K Lee 2Strings asked:
This is a wonderful quilt! You have an excellent sense for color and layout! I'm sure your nephew will enjoy his gift for a very, very long time.
Svetlana M. answered:
Thank you! I am very happy that my nephew liked it very much and even decided to use it in his games too,
ChristmasEv asked:
What a lucky little boy! I'm sure that he will cherish his quilt forever. You have made him a wonderful gift. Thank you for sharing your talent with us.
Svetlana M. answered:
Thank you for your kind words!
Sweetpeatoo asked:
Love your quilt and the colours great job well done.
Svetlana M. answered:
Thank you very much!
HSexton asked:
There is a lot of energy in this quilt. I think it has a lot to do with your lively sense of color. But also because of your variety in block size. You "altered" the altered squares pattern by using a full unpieced square alternating with the diagonal ones. So clever! And I like the two sizes of the borders. Great job!
Svetlana M. answered:
Thank for your kind words about my sense of colour and a notice about two sizes of borders! In reality this quilt is much more lively and bright:)

Skill Level

Intermediate