My Favorite Quilt- Double Wedding Ring! - The Sassy Quilter. Sewn: Mimicking Mary. Have you ever fell in love with someone's style?
It was love at first sight when I saw Mary's quilt Gypsy Kisses. I started following her blog, Molly Flanders, and have seriously loved everything I have seen. I totally want to be more like Mary. :) I even tried out chunky quilting with perle cotton on a pillow recently - chunky/primitive quilting with various bright colors of perle cotton is Mary's signature quilting style. Love it! I wanted to start another English paper piecing project this summer that I could bring with me to the park and pool and decided that I wanted to recreate the look and feel of Gypsy Kisses. Anyway....This was my first block - a star in a hexagon. So I gave it another try. They look pretty good all together, but... The Quilt Index. Double Wedding Ring (ca. 1890) Ind.
Swirly Twirly Dresden - Orchid Owl Quilts. I finally have the paper piece pattern ready for the Swirly Twirly Dresden.
This was definitely a labor of love which only survived because so many of you loved the design. My original pattern was hand drawn and then scanned into my computer and copied onto paper. It worked great for my personal use but I wanted a clean copy that I could share with the universe. After all, my hand drawn copy was drafted on freezer paper and included millions of lines that were drawn, erased, drawn, erased….you get the picture.
When it was scanned and copied it just didn’t pass my OCD perfectionist personality. If you read my Computers are Devil post you know I suffered a melt down when I tried to trace over my original pattern in Illustrator. The final step was breaking it into two pieces using Photoshop. Anyway….enough rambling about my insane inability to let things go. You can print the Swirly Twirly Dresden pattern here. Each end needs to be trimmed down to a 1/4″ for the seam allowance. Wedding Ring Quilts: Traditional and Contemporary. Many quilt historians agree that double wedding ring quilts originated in the early twentieth century, around 1930.
The motif of interlocking rings is painstakingly pieced, giving experienced quilters quite the sense of accomplishment when they can cross this quilt off their “to make” list. We’ve rounded up some inspirational wedding ring quilt patterns and variations. If you’re not up for going it alone, read on for info on some quilt alongs to help you along the way! NEW YORK TIMES Bestselling Author of the Elm Creek Quilts Novels. Chapter One ...
Sylvia had gone to the waiting room to update Andrew and Joe on her progress, so Sarah asked Gretchen to search her tote bag for her cell phone. She felt dizzy with relief to see a text from Matt—“How are you? How are the babies?” —although she wished he had mentioned when he expected to arrive. Sarah would worry less once she finally heard Matt’s voice. “I’m feeling much better now that I’m hooked up to the epidural. Matt laughed, but then he abruptly stopped. “Of course I am. John Flynn’s Double Wedding Ring Class. October 26, 2010 by CraftHappy In his brown cowboy boots and faded jeans, John Flynn looks more like a Montana outdoorsman than a quilting expert.
But don’t judge by appearances. Flynn is a celebrated teacher for quilters around the US. Curved Piecing Tutorial: A Guide to Sewing Curves. Double Wedding Ring part 2 quilt video by Shar Jorgenson. t97_1.pdf. Flynn Quilt Frame Company: Double Wedding Ring. My First Double Wedding Ring Quilt. I finished piecing a Double Wedding Ring Quilt that I started last Wednesday.
It was much easier that I expected! I am going to go into great detail on the making of it (you have been warned!) Because I have plans (and more importantly - fabric) for a second one. I find these "tutorials" very handy for myself to refer to when I am making something for the second time. If some one else finds them useful, even better. The quilt top is 62" x 73". This Double Wedding Ring is made with the GO! I cut the fabric in two sessions (it took a few hours each time). I find a little 5" mat useful when cutting individual sections (the die runs through the rollers with out harm, and fabric is only cut under the mat). These are the widths of fabric that I cut for the different elements - (the letters refer to the package instructions).
I accordion fold the fabric. Sew Much Like Mom: Double Wedding Ring Quilt Along: Let's Talk Fabric. Welcome!!
Today we're going to talk about one of my most favorite things: Fabric. I have a confesstion. Quilt Inspiration: February 2013. As we continue our coverage of wedding ring quilts, today we're bringing you some beautiful double wedding ring patterns by Judy Niemeyer Quilting.
Judy Niemeyer Quilting is a family owned business based in Kalispell, Montana and incorporated in 1996. Judy's Foundation Paper Piecing patterns are designed to enable quilters with minimal previous experience to create intricate and complex heirloom quality quilts. Wedding Star, 67 x 67" by Tammy Zanella Here is Judy Niemeyer's Bali Wedding Star pattern, sewn by Tammy Zanella. We originally featured Tammy's quilt as part of our coverage of the 2012 quilt show by the Guild of Quilters of Contra Costa County in California. Tips for Double Wedding Ring Quilt. Advanced Quilting: Double Wedding Ring Quilt Patterns.