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Double Wedding Ring

If you've always wanted to make a double wedding ring quilt, but keep putting it off.. here's your motivation!

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Double Wedding Ring Challenge

I seem to know lots of quilters that would like to make a double wedding ring quilt, but just never seem to get around to it... maybe because of the curved piecing or because of feeling unsure about color choices or they want to make it scrappy and don't have enough scraps (yea, like that would ever happen.... ). Anyway, I propose a challenge! Let's make double wedding ring quilts. I know it would be motivating to me to have others working on the same project to encourage, give information, help with color choices, and share progress. Now is the time to create that double wedding ring masterpiece that you've been putting off. Think about those young people you know that will one day be getting married and would love to have a double wedding ring quilt as a wedding gift. The fabrics in the sample above are from the Mama's Cottons collection.

Discussion Forum

Quilting your DWR

Started by Linda Bodkin, ON. Last reply by Caroljoy (Cj) Spensley Jan 3. 17 Replies

pieceing a dwr

Started by Rebecca Keith/VA. Last reply by glory jones Jan 20, 2013. 2 Replies

looking for pattern

Started by Rebecca Keith/VA. Last reply by Rebecca Keith/VA Dec 28, 2012. 7 Replies

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Comment by Prairie Quilter/NE on May 15, 2014 at 6:52pm

I think I'd like the quilt as you go method.  I've been pretty burned out since I handquilted mine.  And handquilted or not, a DWR is an heirloom no matter how it is done.  

Comment by Amy | Columbus, OH on May 15, 2014 at 5:29pm

Thanks PQ.  Yes it was Rings that Bind method.  It has its + and -.  I didn't hand quilt it because of time, but I do wish to hand quilt another project of mine.   Thank you for your encouragement!

Comment by Prairie Quilter/NE on May 15, 2014 at 7:21am

Congrats, Amy!  You did it!  And it turned out beautifully.  Was this the "Rings That Bind" method?  They will love it!

Comment by Amy | Columbus, OH on May 15, 2014 at 7:16am

Fini!  It is finished.  The end.  The wedding is in a few days.

Comment by leah anderson on April 3, 2014 at 7:49pm

I wish that was the case but the company was really nice and I had them here within two days of ordering.

Comment by Prairie Quilter/NE on April 3, 2014 at 6:11pm

I thought you were going to tell us you found them as soon as you ordered the new ones.  That's usually the way it goes at my house.

Comment by leah anderson on April 3, 2014 at 4:59pm

was getting ready to cut the melons and centers when I realizied that my templates where gone. after tearing up my sewing room I finally broke down and ordered new ones to replace the ones that were lost. I now know what happened but it is a long sad story. anyway I am now ready to get back to is as the replacements arrived today! yeah!!

Comment by leah anderson on March 28, 2014 at 4:20pm

Thanks it does call to me every once in awhile but it seems to be yelling lately.LOL

Comment by Prairie Quilter/NE on March 28, 2014 at 5:27am

Leah, the DWRs are definitely a lot of work, but your sense of satisfaction when you finish it makes it all worth it.  Hope this encourages you to work on it from time to time.  You'll love seeing it on your bed.

Comment by leah anderson on March 27, 2014 at 8:19pm

Hi, just joined this group. I too have a ufo dwr. I saw it on fons and porter and just had to make it. I got all the pieces cut except the melons and centers all in batiks. wanted to finish it for our 20th but that has come and gone. bought a special foot so hopefully that will help me finally get this finished.

 

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