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Prairie Quilter Jan/NE's Blog – January 2012 Archive (3)

another DWR question

I'm getting the Double Wedding Ring top put together.  I'm considering a 30's solid back for it and wondered how much shadowing I'd get on the topside.  For instance, if I back it in 30's red, will that cause my off-white centers and melons to have a pink shadow after it is quilted?  The vintage DWR I have is backed in the 30's green/aqua and it doesn't seem to affect the color of the front.  Any thoughts or experiences?  

Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on January 31, 2012 at 8:25am — 11 Comments

comfort quilt finished

Here is the finished comfort quilt made for a friend going through breast cancer treatments.  Thanks to help from many on here, this was done in 9" blocks in a puzzle set.  It started with 3 pre-printed panels of Psalms (Comfort of Psalms I, II, and III from Block Party Studios purchased several years ago).  The rest of the pieces were scraps from other projects and most of them have a special meaning to me.  I wrote up a little explanation to stick in with the quilt.  To me, the lavender…


Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on January 9, 2012 at 5:51pm — 25 Comments

Need help

I'm taking a quick break from my daughter's DWR to make a breast cancer comfort quilt for a church friend to take to her treatments.  I have the Comfort of Psalms scripture panels to work with and plenty of scraps - pink and otherwise.  Some of the quotes are squares and some are rectangles.  It would help if they were all the same, but they are varying sizes.  That trips me up a little bit because I'm not a designer.  Any thoughts for quick & easy patterns to set these in?  I want to…


Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on January 2, 2012 at 9:34am — 12 Comments

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